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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
00:02:31
Description
Simon Israel reports on the investigation into the Purley rail crash and renewed concerns over rail safety coming after Clapham disaster 3 months ago. Interviews with Chris Jennings of British Rail; British Rail’s Director of Safety Maurice Holmes; Transport Minister Michael Portillo speaking after visiting the scene. For AM programme.
Contributors
Simon Israel; Michael Portillo; Chris Jennings; Maurice Holmes
Keywords
Deaths; London; British Rail; Rail safety; Trains; Railway accidents; Accidental death; Clapham Junction railway accident (1988); AM (radio programme); Purley; Purley station railway accident (1989)

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