• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: An estimated 90 people were killed and at least 100 injured in Australia's worst rail disaster on Tuesday (18 January).

  • Description

    INTRODUCTION: An estimated 90 people were killed and at least 100 injured in Australia's worst rail disaster on Tuesday (18 January). The accident occurred (about 10 miles (16 Kms) outside of Sydney) when an express train packed with early morning commuters smashed through the supports of a bridge causing concrete slabs to collapse on the wooden carriages.

    Barry Matheson was at the scene of the wreckage.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAAFQQE5P2V02EGBPWT2JO44QF
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAFQQE5P2V02EGBPWT2JO44QF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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