• Short Summary

    Train disaster at Wormley - train collided with lorry, four coaches wrecked.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LEVEL CROSSING SMASH - Engine and coaches derailed at Wormley."

    Wormley, Broxbourne, Herefordshire.

    Long shot of derailed train laying on its side with debris around. People walking around it. Pan along derailed and terribly smashed train. Several shots of the inside of the train and the debris outside. More shots of the wrecked train, crowd watching behind the fence.

    The express train from Cambridge to London collided in fog with a lorry, killing the crew of the engine and wrecking four coaches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    805.10
    Media URN:
    10247
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:27:00 / 01:10:50:00
    Canister:
    34/96

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I believe this is the aftermath of the accident at Wharf Road Level Crossing on 27th November 1934.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1441

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