• Short Summary

    Scenes of the wreckage of two steam trains after a crash near Bedford.

  • Description

    Bedford, Bedfordshire.

    Various shots of the wreckage of two steam trains after a crash near Bedford. The London to Bradford Express somehow got onto a local line and crashed into an empty stationary train ahead. Commentator says two passengers were killed and over 30 injured. Wagons of the train have been ripped to pieces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    951.46
    Media URN:
    15940
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:10:00 / 01:34:40:00
    Canister:
    38/7

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I believe this is the aftermath of the accident at Oakley Junction on 21st January 1938.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1089

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