• Short Summary

    A Staffordshire train diver was killed, and many more deaths were narrowly averted, when four goods trains collided in Hertfordshire.

  • Description

    Kings Langley, Hertfordshire.

    Titles read: "Four Gold Train Collision - Fatal crash near Kings Langley" (super over shot of wreckage)

    WS. Steam Train engines, wagons, tenders, coal wagons piled up when four goods trains collided. A freight train and a milk train crashed and a few minutes later a goods train from London and a coal train joined the wreckage. LS. Workmen with shovels.

    LS Pan over the wreckage somewhere between Kings Langley and Nash Mills. WS. Pan over wreckage. LS. Man shovelling coal from one of the damaged wagons. LS. Pan over wagons piled up. WS. Men recovering sides of beef from the wreckage and placing them on a tarpaulin. WS. Pan over wreckage. WS. Pan along train wreckage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    831.01
    Media URN:
    12346
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:31:00
    Canister:
    35/22

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 13th March 1935.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=864

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