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Vandals put gas cannisters on railway tracks

Title
Vandals put gas cannisters on railway tracks
Genre
Interview
TX Date
15 Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:50
Description
British Rail spokesman Maurice Holmes describes how vandals are placing gas canisters on railway tracks and how, if hit by a train, this could result in an explosion. Holmes says the British Transport Police are investigating two previous incidents. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Maurice Holmes
Keywords
Crime; Social problems; Police; British Rail; Gas fuels; Railway lines; Vandalism; Explosions; Gas explosions; British Transport Police

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