• Short Summary

    Film of one of Britain's worst railway disasters - at Harrow and Wealdstone Station, London.

  • Description

    Harrow & Wealdstone Station, London. 112 people died in one of the worst railway crashes Britain had seen. Three trains collided.

    Aerial view - The train smash. GV. The wreckage (3 shots) LS. Crowd of helpers. GV. Wreckage (several shots) LS. People helping. LS. Rescue workers (several shots) LS. (Elevated) The Rescue scene. LS. Injured man being carried on stretcher. GV's Rescue workers helping. LS. GV. The rescue scene. MS. Man on stretcher. GV. (Pan) The rescue scene.

    (Mute Orig. Neg.) (Tin 3)

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    32.24
    Media URN:
    27548
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:39:00 / 01:41:55:00
    Canister:
    52/82 (Special)

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 8th October 1952.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=108

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