• Short Summary

    London to Newcastle express train crashes into derailed wagons in County Durham.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Third in a week - Express Sleeper Crashes".

    Ferryhill Station, County Durham.

    London to Newcastle express sleeper crashes into derailed wagons. Various shots of wrecked train, rescuers are still pulling more survivors out. M/S of police carrying victim from wreckage on stretcher. Various shots of cranes hauling smashed coach suspended off line.

    Amongst the survivors of the crash was Home Secretary, James Chuter Ede. He is not shown in story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.17
    Media URN:
    44944
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:20:19:00
    Canister:
    46/3

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