• Short Summary

    Many are killed in railway crash in South Croydon.

  • Description

    Two early morning business trains crash at South Croydon, London. 32 killed, many injured.

    LS Aerial view of the wreck.

    LS ground view of crashed trains.

    CU Various shots of wrecked carriages.

    MS Doctors and Ambulance men climbing over debris to give aid.

    MS Firemen leading passengers to safety.

    CU Scattered personal belongings and bandages.

    CU Spectators in the road by the side of the railway.

    MS LS The scene in the road with cars taking injured away.

    LS another aerial view.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.20
    Media URN:
    41282
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:58:00 / 01:44:46:00
    Canister:
    47/86

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident happened on 24th October 1947.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=107

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