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  • Short Summary

    A train crash in Essex kills 2 and injures many on a train carrying Christmas shoppers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dagenham. Holiday Season Train Disaster. 2 dead and 79 injured but many lucky escapes in disastrous accident to train crowded with homecoming Xmas Shoppers."

    Dagenham, Essex.

    Various shots of men working amongst wreckage of train crash. Bent debris from broken carriages is mixed with trucks from a goods train.

    A crane is attached to a steam locomotive which lies on its side. Shots of the wrecked loco.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.33
    Media URN:
    26411
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:48:05:00
    Canister:
    31/102

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I believe this is the aftermath of the accident at Dagenham Dock on 18th December 1931.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=545

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