Third In A Week - Express Sleeper Crashes (1946)

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    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. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1372.17
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 1357 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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