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  • Short Summary

    Train crashes into another train at London Bridge station.

  • Description

    London.

    A train crashes into another train which is pushed up onto the platform destroying a bookstall at London Bridge. LS. General view of London Bridge station. LS. The London Bridge station and damaged train. MS. Wrecked coaches, firemen and police at work. MS. Wrecked coach, doctor with oxygen gear and firemen on the scene. MS. Firemen working oxygen cylinder and policeman climbing down onto track. MS. Coaches, crowd, fireman operating oxygen cylinder and policeman climbing down onto track. LS. Ambulance van alongside train. CU. Head and shoulders of railway worker puffing a cigarette, exhaling through nose. CU. Books and magazines, a title "Terror Strikes" prominently displayed.

    Mute Neg.

    Date found in the old file - 23/01/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2206.17
    Media URN:
    74396
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:54:00 / 01:46:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 1879 G

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    The accident date is 23rd January 1948 (as suggested).
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=939

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