Train Smash 1953

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    Minor casualties in train collision at Forest Gate, East London.

    Various shots of the crashed tube train and goods wagons involved in the smash. GV. Wrecked trains at Forest Gate. SCU. Gidea Park sign on front of train.

    STV. Damaged coaches. GV. Men working in front of train cutting away at the debris SV. Men cutting wreckage. GV. First passenger train passing wreckage on it's way to the east coast. (Neg.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    28443
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    80.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:10:00 / 01:43:32:00
    Canister:
    53/39
    Sort Number:
    53/039
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    Religion & Politics
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  • This is the accident at Forest Gate - Manor Park on 24th May 1953.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=674

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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