• Short Summary

    Four coaches of the Royal Scot are derailed 44 miles from Glasgow.

  • Description

    Abington, Scotland.

    GV. & LV. Wreck of Royal Scot at Abington, Scotland (first 7' for super). LV. Cranes lifting coach. Wreckage and men in foreground. MV. Coach being lifted. SV. Wrecked coach on side. LV. & SV. Rail bent by heat of sun. LV. Bent rail at side of track, pan across to men repairing track. LV. Men working on track. SV. Man working on track (2 shots). SCU. Man using spanner, pan down to spanner. SV. Man looking at safety coupling. CU. Safety coupling. SV. Men working on safety coupling. LV. Coach (steel) with wrecked door. CU. & SV. Wrecked door of coach. LV. Wreckage. SV. Coach on side, crushing wall by side of track.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene 'K')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    112.08
    Media URN:
    28713
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:10:00 / 01:21:03:00
    Canister:
    53/61

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 8th August 1953.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=238

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