• Short Summary

    Deaths in railway crash at Eastbourne station.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Eastbourne. 5 Die In Rail Smash".

    Eastbourne, East Sussex.

    SV Wreckage of train crash.

    GV Glasgow engine imbedded in wreckage of electric train. Nearer shot, wreckage.

    CU Wrecked front of Glasgow engine. Angle shot, wreckage.

    LV Overturned carriage laying on its side on platform.

    LV People in street watching rescue workers.

    LV Rescue workers and wrecked coach being hauled up by crane.

    LV Partly wrecked coach containing Jaguar car. SV Jaguar car inside wrecked coach.

    CU People in street watching. CU Pan, wrecked coaches.

    CU Torn-down sign 'Eastbourne'.

    GV Crane lifting coach from wreckage.

    LV People in street watching. Angle, coach being lifted. SV Wrecked coach and engine.

    (Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1545.26
    Media URN:
    49639
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:21:00 / 01:44:23:00
    Canister:
    58/69

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident was on 25th August 1958.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=608

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