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Reading Station, scene of train collision

Title
Reading Station, scene of train collision
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
2 Aug 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Investigators are at the scene of the train crash at Reading station in which at least 40 people were hurt. Interview with Pauline Bagley of the West Berkshire Health Authority who describes the mock-up of a train crash which had taken place at the station only a few months previously and how this helped today’s operation. Also with Peter Taylor, Chief Ambulance Officer for Berkshire; Peter Simmons of the Western Region Transport Users Consultative Committee; Dick Fern, Manager of Network SouthEast. Reporter is Jenny Chryss.
Contributors
Peter Taylor; Jenny Chryss; Pauline Bagley; Peter Simmons; Dick Fern
Keywords
Accidents; Emergency services; Hospitals; Berkshire; Railway stations; Trains; Training; Reading; Royal Berkshire Hospital

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