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  • Short Summary

    Shots of the twisted wreckage following a train crash.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Express train disaster. 9 killed and many injured in terrible head- on collision."

    Hull, Yorkshire

    M/S of the damaged train being examined by railmen and officials in bowler hats. M/S of the front of the train and funnel showing damage, followed by the twisted wreckage and the crushed and damaged carriages. One of the carriages is pulled away for the damage to be examined.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.11
    Media URN:
    32946
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:55:00 / 01:14:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1373

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This was the aftermath of the accident at Hull Paragon on 14th February 1927.
    The official death toll was 12 with 24 people injured.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=92

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