• Short Summary

    London-Edinburgh express train hits a goods train - thankfully not many people were hurt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Near Carlisle. Express Train Smash. London-Edinburgh flier crashes into goods train ... fortunately - casualties were slight."

    Carlisle, Cumbria.

    Pan along railway tracks showing derailed and damaged carriages. As the pan continues we see the derailed steam locomotive. The other train involved in the collision is also there in the background. People are walking along looking at the wreckage.

    Closer shots of wrecked carriages. A large crane can be seen, helping to move debris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    731.03
    Media URN:
    6590
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:45:00 / 01:02:39:00
    Canister:
    33/56

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I believe this is the aftermath of the accident at Little Salkeld on 10th July 1933.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=100

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