Terrible Railway Disaster 1928

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    Item title reads - CHARFIELD Terrible railway disaster. 14 killed in triple collision, fire from escaping gas and petrol from wrecked goods train, added to its horrors. Charfield.

    L/S of people stood around the track, a carriage looks to be upside down and smouldering. L/S of smoke coming out of wreckage. Various shots of the wreckage of the train which is completely devastated, many bits are not recognisable. M/S of railway bridge with bits of debris on top.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35432
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    768.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:11:00 / 01:12:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1547
    Sort Number:
    G 1547
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  • This accident happened on 13th October 1928.
    Official toll was 16 fatalities, 41 injured.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=96

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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