• Short Summary

    Two tube trains crash in a tunnel near Stratford Station on the London Underground.

  • Description

    Stratford, London. Two underground trains crash in a tunnel. Nine people die.

    CU. Sign: Stratford on Underground Station platform. GV. Firemen walking towards tunnel. SV. Electric fans being prepared for air circulation. & SCU. SV, Man carrying oxygen cylinder SV. Walking shot. Interior of partly damaged tube train. SV. Body being wheeled from mouth of tunnel CU. Wrecked train in tunnel. SV. Bodies being taken from truck and carried along platform. SV. Weary Rescue workers walking towards along platform. CU. Rescue workers having tea. SV. Oxygen cylinders passing rescue workers having tea.

    Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    70.04
    Media URN:
    28281
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:33:00 / 01:04:30:00
    Canister:
    53/26

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident occurred on 8th April 1953.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=109

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