• Short Summary

    Massive railway crash near Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Terrible Rail Disaster at Welwyn Garden City".

    Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

    Various shots of massive railway crash. Broken carriages are strewn across the tracks. Workmen attempt to clear the debris. Two steam trains crashed just near the station. Nearly 70 people were killed and injured.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2957.40
    Media URN:
    85002
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1935
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:59:00 / 01:45:00:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 21

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 15 June 1935, enabling you to reduce the clip's current date range of 1930-39. In all 13 people were killed and 85 injured.

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  2. patrick_smyth says

    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=102

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  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks! Much appreciated.

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