• Short Summary

    Road bridge collapses over main railway line to north at Hatfield.

  • Description

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    GV. Work in progress on the reconstruction of the collapsed Hatfield bridge. Bridge has collapsed over main railway line to the north of the country. SV. Looking along the section of the road to where the roadway collapsed onto the railway line. CU. Pan along the white line of the road to the end of the road, work is going on on railway line. SV. Men shifting rubble. AS. Mechanical grab. SV. Mechanical grab at work. GV. Work in progress. SV. Huge girder being raised by crane, & SCU. SV. Pan, the crane. GV. The girder in position. SV. Signals at stop. GV. Train waiting for clear line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1787.06
    Media URN:
    55114
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:36:00 / 01:10:17:00
    Canister:
    66/16

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    The bridge collapsed on 20th February 1966.
    The official report is available at: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=771

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