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  • Description

    Title reads: "Trent Valley Rail Crash".

    Lichfield, Staffordshire.

    M/S of Pathe cameraman Kenneth Gordon getting into small aeroplane. Various shots of wrecked carriages piled high on rail track with men clearing away debris. The Fleetwood to London fish train smashed into a local passenger train standing in Lichfield Trent Valley station. Aerial shots of the scene of the disaster, showing surrounding countryside with other trains steaming along tracks. Various shots of men clearing line, loaded rail trucks pass by.

    Note: this item runs straight into next - SAVERNAKE, also in 46/2 and on tape *PM1372*.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44937
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1372.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:18:00 / 01:13:03:00
    Canister:
    46/2
    Sort Number:
    46/002
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    British Train Disasters Air Race Andrew 45-48
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    The accident occurred on 1st January 1946.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=896

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