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Survivor experiences of the Purley rail crash

Title
Survivor experiences of the Purley rail crash
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
4 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:04:13
Description
Angus Moorat reports from Mayday Hospital in Croydon where survivors of the Purley rail crash have been taken. Survivors speak to the press of their experiences: John Lawrence and daughter Tanya; unnamed man from Worthing; Martin Garside from Battersea. Accident and Emergency consultant Dr Combiz Chasmir(?) details the casualty figures and is grateful for help and support from medical staff and the public. For AM programme.
Contributors
John Lawrence; Angus Moorat; Tanya Lawrence; Martin Garside; Combiz Chasmir(?)
Keywords
Deaths; London; Emergency services; Trains; Rescue work; Railway accidents; Accidental death; Clapham Junction railway accident (1988); Michael Portillo; AM (radio programme); Purley; Purley station railway accident (1989)

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