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  • Description

    Holiday makers in Irish Mail crash. Penmaenmawr, Wales.

    GV Aerial view of train smash. SV People looking on from embankment. MV Two carriages sprawled across track at right angles to rest of train. CU Torn end of carriage pan to underside of another carriage. SV Workmen putting sleepers under carriage. SV Wrecked engine. CU Damage on engine. SV Carriage lying on side. SV Wreckage showing 1st. class door hanging off. SV Carriage on side with board - 'The Irish Mail'. MV From top of embankment of crash. Fireman climbing down embankment with aid of rope. MV Crane lifting wrecked carriage. SV Between two overturned carriages. MV From embankment overturned carriages. GV Crash from top of embankment.

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    Film ID:
    1486.09
    Media URN:
    48501
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:32:00 / 01:12:29:00
    Canister:
    50/70

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident happened on 27th August 1950.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=232

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