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  • Short Summary

    A train crash in Sri Lanka kills 26 and injures 130. The Acting Prime Minister takes a look.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Colombo, Ceylon / Sri Lanka.

    VS Wreckage of train in which 26 people were killed and 130 injured. Twisted metal and parts of the train are strewn across tracks as people still delve into the wreckage with the chance of finding more bodies. Locals watch the rescue continue. VS Acting Prime Minister CP De Silva at the scene of the crash.

    (Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 21/10/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3113.13
    Media URN:
    87871
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:22:00 / 01:44:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 3950 D

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