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Purley rail crash

Title
Purley rail crash
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
5 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:56
Description
Linda Duffin reports from Purley, South London on a serious train crash where locals rushed to help emergency services; and reaction from Transport Minister Michael Portillo. Includes eyewitness accounts from Fred Williams, Steve Little and local resident James Taylor; survivor Martin Guilfile(?) tells of his experience on board.
Contributors
Fred Williams; Steve Little; Martin Guilfile(?)
Keywords
London; Emergency services; Trains; Railway accidents; Accidental death; Clapham Junction railway accident (1988); Michael Portillo; Purley; Purley station railway accident (1989)

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