• Short Summary

    A train crash kills several people and injures many more in Weedon, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Many Killed In Train Wreck".

    Weedon, Lancashire. A train crash kills several people and injures many more.

    GV Train wreckage. GV Train wreckage. MS Man using oxyacetylene burner among wreckage. GVs of wreckage. LS Train tunnel. MS Ruined train carriages. MS Crane clearing away wreckage. GVs Helpers among the wreckage.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Rec.Track 'L')

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1475.28
    Media URN:
    48190
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:07:00 / 01:37:01:00
    Canister:
    51/77

Comments (2)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident happened on 21st September 1951.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1418

  2. richarda42 says

    Thanks for this film, but Weedon is in Northamptonshire, not Lancashire. My relatives George and Win Grey were in the field harhesting when the train fell into it. George said "the engine reared up like a horse".

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment