• Short Summary

    10 people die in railway crash near Dagenham - Foggy conditions make rescue work hard.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dagenham. Another Fog Disaster".

    Dagenham, Essex. Railway crash is second fog disaster in recent months. 10 people die.

    GV Rescue workers in amongst the wreckage, pan to people standing on embankment. LV Ambulance men carrying victim away on stretcher. SV Tender of steam engine inside rear coach of the other train. SV Smashed side of coach. Pan Engine and tender. GV Rescue workers with props using them to keep up the side of the smashed coach. LV Rescuers inside coach helping victims, one man being supported by ambulance man and policeman. SV Policeman standing beside props which are holding up the coach. LV Rescue workers making their way into top of smashed coach. GV Rescue work. LV Victim being brought out of wreckage on stretcher. SV Ambulance and police carrying another victim away on stretcher, one of the rescuers is holding a bottle of plasma. GV Rescuers making their way into top of coach. LV Firemen cutting away roof. SV Group of nurses, a doctor and a priest. LV Victim being brought out on stretcher. GV Rescue work. SV Nurses. GV Woman being carried away on stretcher. SV Fireman cutting away at wreckage. CU Belongings laying on ground. SV Nurse making cups of tea. LV Two rescue workers carrying part of carriage roof away. LV Workers on the smashed coach. GV Rescue work continues.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:48:00 / 01:40:43:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    This is the accident at Dagenham East on 30th January 1958.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=114

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