• Short Summary

    Large train crash near Goswick, Northumberland.

  • Description

    The Scottish - London express is wrecked near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

    LS Aerial view of the wreck.

    MS station of Goswick showing the name marked, panning along the railway line to the battered, derailed coaches,

    CU Pan of the buried engine.

    CU Various shots of buckled coaches, twisted girders and pathetic remnants of passengers clothing and belongings.

    MS Breakdown gangs at work.

    MS more shots of the damaged train and coaches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.23
    Media URN:
    41285
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:07:00 / 01:49:10:00
    Canister:
    47/87

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 26th October 1947.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=717

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