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Four people die in train crash at Stockport

Foggy conditions caused a collision between two passenger trains on a viaduct 150 feet above the town of Stockport, which resulted in four deaths and many more injuries

Category:Disasters / Accidents / Natural catastrophes Weather
Reference:GB 29749
Tape:LV234
Timecode:00:08:47:01 - 00:09:25:14
Duration:00:00:38:13
Sound:COMMENTARY
Copyright:GAUMONT BRITISH NEWSREEL (REUTERS)
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Subset:Reuters TV - Gaumont British
Issue:1557
Source:REUTERS (REUTTV RTVGB)
TapeTimecode:10.55 - 18.08
OriginalDate:Released: 06 December 1948
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ColourBW:B/W
TapeDuration:30ft 35mm
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Source:DAM

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Gaumont British Ident SLATE INFORMATION: Railway Disaster in the Fog ENGLAND: Greater Manchester: Cheshire: Stockport: EXT CRASHES - TRAIN Two trains crash on viaduct above town. Four killed. Shots of wrecked carriages, trains etc RAILWAYS Two trains crash on viaduct in fog above town Four killed shots of the damage, wrecked carriages etc. Disasters and Accidents; Railways; Weather fatalities, railroad, transportation, passengers...

Gaumont British Ident SLATE INFORMATION: Railway Disaster in the Fog ENGLAND: Greater Manchester: Cheshire: Stockport: EXT CRASHES - TRAIN Two trains crash on viaduct above town. Four killed. Shots of wrecked carriages, trains etc RAILWAYS Two trains crash on viaduct in fog above town Four killed shots of the damage, wrecked carriages etc. Disasters and Accidents; Railways; Weather fatalities, railroad, transportation, passengers

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