• Short Summary

    Brazilian State Railway Board crews started massive salvage operations in Rio De Janeiro on Friday (18 July) after Thursday's train crash in which at least 11 people were killed and 219 injured.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Crash scene (2 shots)
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    2.
    SV De-railed coaches
    0.14

    3.
    SV Rescue workers on carriage roof
    0.18

    4.
    SV Track being cleared (2 shots)
    0.25

    5.
    SV Twisted metal & de-railed carriages (2 shots)
    0.35

    6.
    SV Workers clearing tract (2 shots)
    0.45

    7.
    LV Crowds watching from bridge
    0.48

    8.
    SV Crane lifting carriages as crowds watch (3 shots)
    1.01


    Various from overhead, general of tai??, derailed cars of 5-car commuter train. Wreckage, Cranes preparing to remove cars from track. Sambha school
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    Spectators gathered to watch from ??duct bridge. Railroad car, wreckage. Workers getting track repointed. Workers atop cars. Wreckage, outside and inside car shoes.
    75 ft


    Wreaked cars, crowd on via duct, car laying over crashed into wall of samba school/ and tore down roof. Firemen. File of shoes and briefcases of victims, inside samba school. Policeman.



    Latest info: 12 dead, 285 injured, some 1000-1200 persons were travelling in the 5 car train which detracted about 7pm, Thursday in Madurecira which toughly 1 1/2 hours from downtown R/O via, public transport. The train engineer arrested, believed to have caused accident due to excessive speed on ???.




    Initials BJB/0140 BJB/0145



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Brazilian State Railway Board crews started massive salvage operations in Rio De Janeiro on Friday (18 July) after Thursday's train crash in which at least 11 people were killed and 219 injured.

    The crash happened during the evening rush hour.

    The train, carrying over a thousand passengers, jumped the rails and smashed into a dancing school.

    Police detained the driver after passengers said the train had been speeding.

    News of the crash was censored from radio news bulletins, to avoid alarming commute and to prevent a repetition of recent riots over train delays.

    However, local newspapers covering the crash put the death toll at over 30.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA76KZQPXHDNMGIHIGBH8J29VX4
    Media URN:
    VLVA76KZQPXHDNMGIHIGBH8J29VX4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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