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  • Short Summary

    Wreckage of crashed steam train in Carlisle.

  • Description

    Full title reads; "Carlisle. 1931's First Railway Disaster - let us hope it will be the last! Three killed and 34 injured in disaster to Scotch Express."

    Carlisle, Cumberland.

    Pan along scene of accident. A crashed LNER (London North Eastern Railway) locomotive lies on its side. People are working around the wreck. Various shots of wreckage of carriages. More shots of wreckage of steam train.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.32
    Media URN:
    8124
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:35:00 / 01:47:51:00
    Canister:
    31/3

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 3rd January 1931.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=417

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