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  • Short Summary

    Wreckage from a collision between a night mail train and a locomotive at Darlington.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Fatal express collision. Night mail and light locomotive crash on same spot as terrible disaster last June. Darlington, Durham.

    Various shots of the front of the engine smashed in. L/S of the other engine completely destroyed, various shots of it smashed in at the front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    782.18
    Media URN:
    35700
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:37:00 / 01:31:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1589

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 9th March 1929.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=552

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