• Short Summary

    SEVEN PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND MORE THAN ONE-HUNDRED INJURED WHEN AN EXPRESS TRAIN AND A LARGE CRANE-TRUCK COLLIDED NEAR TATEBAYASHI, 50-MILES NORTH-WEST OF TOKYO ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    AERIAL VIEW OF TRAIN CRASH
    0.08

    2.
    SV SMASHED CAB AND CARRIAGE
    0.11

    3.
    SV DISRAILED CARRIAGE
    0.14

    4.
    SV OFFICIALS
    0.16

    5.
    SV OFFICIALS SEARCHING WRECK (2 SHOTS)
    0.19

    6.
    SV & CU CRANE UNDERNEATH CARRIAGE
    0.26

    7.
    SCU WHEELS OF CARRIAGE
    0.27

    8.
    SV PAN TO FLATTENED CAR
    0.32

    9.
    SV OFFICIALS LOOKING OVER DEBRIS
    0.35

    10.
    CU OFFICIALS ARMBAND
    0.37

    11.
    SV WORKMEN AND CROWD
    0.40

    12.
    SV INJURED PERSON ON STRETCHER
    0.45

    13.
    SV PAN TO INTERIOR OF CARRIAGE
    0.51

    14.
    SCU GLASS AND BOOKS IN DEBRIS
    0.53

    15.
    SCU WRECKED BAGGAGE
    0.56

    16.
    LV INTERIOR WRECKAGE
    0.58

    17.
    SV WRECKAGE PAN TO UP TO WORKERS AND CRANE
    1.02

    18.
    GV WRECKED CARRIAGE
    1.06

    19.
    GV HOSPITAL
    1.09

    20.
    SV PAN AROUND PATIENTS
    1.14

    21.
    SCU INJURED WOMAN
    1.15

    22.
    SV PLASMA DRIP
    1.17

    23.
    CU WOMAN PAN DOWN TO PATIENT
    1.20



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SEVEN PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND MORE THAN ONE-HUNDRED INJURED WHEN AN EXPRESS TRAIN AND A LARGE CRANE-TRUCK COLLIDED NEAR TATEBAYASHI, 50-MILES NORTH-WEST OF TOKYO ON TUESDAY.

    THE CRACK SIX-COACH MORNING EXPRESS WAS PACKED WITH COMMUTERS AND STUDENTS WHEN IT PLOUGHED INTO THE MOBILE CRANE AT A MAIN LEVEL-CROSSING.

    ONLY TWO-COACHES WERE DERAILED BUT, THE LOCOMOTIVE AND FIFTY-TON TRUCK ALL BUT DISINTEGRATED ON IMPACT. POLICE SAID THE TRUCK DRIVER APPARENTLY DISREGARDED WARNING BELLS AND LIGHTS ON THE CROSSING AND TRIED TO TAKE HIS SLOW-MOVING LOAD ACROSS BEFORE THE TRAIN ARRIVED.

    SIX OF THE SEVEN KILLED DIED INSTANTLY AND THE OTHER AT A NEARBY HOSPITAL. THE TRAIN WAS CARRYING BETWEEN SIX AND SEVEN-HUNDRED PASSENGERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9VS3OLISMIP8HOYO1I0VDABWJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9VS3OLISMIP8HOYO1I0VDABWJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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