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  • Short Summary

    Scenes of cranes lifting twisted wreckage and following a train disaster.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "South Coast Express Wrecked. Many killed and injured in serious disaster near Sevenoaks."

    Sevenoaks, Kent

    M/S shot shows crashed carriages lying on their side as railway workers and rescuers remove bits of wreckage. M/S large steam driven crane lifting bits of debris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.17
    Media URN:
    33319
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:48:00 / 01:25:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1428

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    The accident happened on 24th August 1927.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=93

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