Terrible Rail Disaster 1935

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  • The crash occurred on 15 June 1935, enabling you to reduce the clip's current date range of 1930-39. In all 13 people were killed and 85 injured.

    jamied 16th May 2012
  • Thanks! Much appreciated.

    British Pathé 10th Aug 2012
  • For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=102

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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