• Short Summary

    THE DEATH ROLL IN THE SWEDISH TRAIN CRASH ROSE TO TEN TODAY (SUNDAY) WHEN A 19-YEAR-OLD GIRL DIED FROM HER INJURIES.

  • Description

    THE DEATH ROLL IN THE SWEDISH TRAIN CRASH ROSE TO TEN TODAY (SUNDAY) WHEN A 19-YEAR-OLD GIRL DIED FROM HER INJURIES.THE CRASH OCCURRED YESTERDAY WHEN AN EXPRESS TRAIN RAN INTO THE BACK OF A STATIONARY TRAIN AT SKULTORP IN CENTRAL SWEDEN.

    THERE WERE ABOUT A THOUSAND PASSENGERS IN THE TWO TRAINS, BOTH OF WHICH WERE TRAVELLING FROM GOTHENBURG TO STOCKHOLM.MORE THAN FIFTY PEOPLE ARE IN HOSPITAL BUT A LARGE NUMBER OF SCHOOLCHILDREN ESCAPED UNHURT FROM THE WRECKAGE.

    ALL THE DEAD AND SERIOUSLY INJURED WERE IN THE LAST CARRIAGE OF THE STATIONARY TRAIN.THE WOODEN CARRIAGE WAS TELESCOPED AND SPLINTERED BY THE IMPACT.

    IT TOOK MANY HOURS TO CLEAR THE LINE AFTER THE CRASH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9AJFP628MXYXPFR1SDY9VEPCR
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AJFP628MXYXPFR1SDY9VEPCR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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