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    No title. Train crash - 55 die in train derailment at Hither Green, London.

    L/S shot train crash site. M/S overturned carriages. L/S wreckage. M/S ditto. M/S seats and debris in centre of track. Pan up to wrecked carriages. C/U man cutting away with acetylene lamp. L/S wrecked dining car, showing one side completely ripped away. M/S ditto.

    Next section filmed at night. Various shots ambulances waiting in street at Hither Green. C/U sign: "Hither Green Continental Freight Depot". Various shots of rescue workers getting injured and dead out of wreckage. M/S Salvation Army women serving tea to rescuers. Various shots of rescue workers bringing out dead and injured. Various shots ambulance men carrying dead on stretchers to ambulance. M/S ambulance driving away. Various shots rescue workers taking dead away on stretchers. L/S wrecked coach. M/S ditto. L/S ditto. Interior shots of wrecked coach. Various shots coaches on their sides.

    Various daytime shots of crash site.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56494
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2045.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:49:19:00
    Canister:
    67/90
    Sort Number:
    67/090
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    British Train Disasters Hastings Train Tracks Shots
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 5th November 1967.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=124

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