• Short Summary

    Two Southern Railway electric trains collide in thick fog during the morning rush outside of South Croyden Station, derailing coaches and smashing compartments, causing a heavy death toll and 150 additional injuries

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Southern Train Crash in the Fog

    ENGLAND: South London: Borough of Croydon: Croydon:
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    CRASHES - TRAIN Train crash near South Croydon on Southern. Worst for 2 years. Heavy death-roll. Thick fog the cause

    RAILWAY Southern train crash. in thick fog. just outside South Croydon.

    Railways; Disasters and Accidents; Weather

    casualties, fatalities, locomotive, collision, derailment
    Background: Two Southern Railway electric trains collide in thick fog during the morning rush outside of South Croyden Station, derailing coaches and smashing compartments, causing a heavy death toll and 150 additional injuries

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEBP5AQQZAOVU9K8R7X48YBXYI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBP5AQQZAOVU9K8R7X48YBXYI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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