• Short Summary

    Death and injuries follow a terrible railway crash near Doncaster.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "18 die, 70 hurt in Doncaster Train Crash".

    Balby, Near Doncaster, Yorkshire.

    LS General view of the wreckage, with smoke rising from the twisted coaches.

    MS Breakdown gang men heaving girders.

    MS a rescue worker operating an oxy-acetylene cutter.

    MS LS Cranes lifting the coaches from the railway trains.

    VS of men clearing tracks.

    MS LS Cranes working.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1191.02
    Media URN:
    41226
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:01:00 / 01:03:03:00
    Canister:
    47/65

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 9th August 1947.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=575

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