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  • Short Summary

    Shots of a wrecked steam train at Shepreth in Cambridgeshire.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Express Train Disaster - 2 killed and several injured in level crossing collision with cement laden lorry."

    Shepreth, Cambridgeshire.

    Various shots of a horrendous train crash, showing carriages on their sides and the engine of the steam train on its side beside a carriage, pointing in the opposite direction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    740.05
    Media URN:
    35021
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:30:00 / 01:09:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1530

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident happened on 17th August 1928.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1239

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