• Short Summary

    Scenes from the public inquiry into the terrible event of the Harrow & Wealdstone train crash.

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    Euston Station, London. Scenes from the public inquiry into the terrible event of the Harrow & Wealdstone train crash.

    GV. Euston Station. LV. Interior, witnesses in large room including plate layers, guards, firemen and drivers, etc. waiting to be called to give evidence. SV. Witnesses round table. SV. Group of men waiting in another room to be called. SV. John Parsons, of British Pathe, interviewing James Kent of Carlisle, Guard of Perth Express. CU. James Kent. CU. John Smith holding hand up to his damaged ear. Travelling Ticket Collector on Perth Express. SV. John talking to a steward re his injuries. SV. Rodger Hall (right) Traffic Apprentice Euston Station, talking to Sidney Viccars, Goods clerk at Harrow who gave the 999 call after crash. CU. Sidney Viccars pan to Rodger Hall. LV. Tom McNally Travelling ticket collector of Euston/Manchester Express waiting in room to be called. A/S. CU. Tom McNally looking out of window showing plaster on his face, he is smoking a cigarette. LV. Franie Halliburton driver of 10.20 express from Glasgow which passed through Harrow before the Tring train, waiting in another room to be called. LV Various witnesses walking towards., along corridor on way to main inquiry room. SV. Elderly man walking towards. A/S Pan down to main door of inquiry room with police on guard. GV. Interior. Main inquiry in progress. SV. Officials at table, pan to Lt. Colonel R. S. Wilson (right) Chief Inspecting Officer of Railways. Pan to other officials at table. CU. Map of Harrow station area, pan up to Wilson and another official. SV. Officials leaving Inquiry room.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Orig."E") (Title scene "F")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:06:00 / 01:39:38:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The documents produced by the inquiry are available at: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=108
    (scroll down to see a list)

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