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    Full title reads: "Terrible charabanc disaster. 9 killed and several injured as train dashes into crowded motorcoach at level crossing".

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of people gathered by gates at either side of a railway level crossing. Panning shot from platform to level crossing, there are still bits of mangled wreckage at edge of tracks. Station appears to be in a rural area. Panning M/S of man standing next to damaged charabanc. M/S of back of charabanc - we see this is where the worse damage is, it is almost completely destroyed. Various shots of debris from level crossing gates and charabanc.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:23:00 / 01:42:37:00
    G 1325
    Sort Number:
    G 1325
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    Travel & Exploration
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This was an accident at Naworth Station Level Crossing (Cumbria) on 30th August 1926.

    For more details see:

  2. c27858 says

    A relation of mine Elsie Furness was killed in this accident. She was one of the passengers on the charabanc

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