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Ealing rail crash
Ealing rail crash
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Track Recording Train @ South Ealing
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(HD) Colas Rail 56105 screams slighty whilst passing Ealing Broadway with a small HOBC |6Z05.
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train spotting at ealing broadway
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Trains at West Ealing
Trains at West Ealing
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1938 stock train passing South Ealing westbound
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1962 Stock Adhesion Train In Ealing Common Depot
1962 Stock Adhesion Train In Ealing Common Depot
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Train Simulator 2014: Great Western Mainline - London Paddington To Ealing Broadway (1080p HD)
Train Simulator 2014: Great Western Mainline - London Paddington To Ealing Broadway (1080p HD)
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Steam on the Met: Metropolitan Railway No.1 and Sarah Siddons depart Ealing Common
Steam on the Met: Metropolitan Railway No.1 and Sarah Siddons depart Ealing Common
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Piccadilly Line Engineering Special Diversions via District Line / to Ealing Broadway
Piccadilly Line Engineering Special Diversions via District Line / to Ealing Broadway
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Train Simulator 2013: Northern Sprinter / Paddington to Ealing
Train Simulator 2013: Northern Sprinter / Paddington to Ealing
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HST train going through Ealing Broadway to Weston Super Mare
HST train going through Ealing Broadway to Weston Super Mare
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Train From Paddington to  Ealing
Train From Paddington to Ealing
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Heathrow Express Train at Ealing Broadway
Heathrow Express Train at Ealing Broadway
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Railworks 5: Trainspotting at Ealing Broadway in 1994
Railworks 5: Trainspotting at Ealing Broadway in 1994
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Train Simulator 2013   HST Passing Ealing Broadway
Train Simulator 2013 HST Passing Ealing Broadway
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Introducing Ealing Studios
Introducing Ealing Studios
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Restoring services after the rail crash at Southall September 1997
Restoring services after the rail crash at Southall September 1997
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Train Simulator 2013 -  57 Railtours at Ealing Broadway
Train Simulator 2013 - 57 Railtours at Ealing Broadway
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(HD) Virgin Voyager Diverts at West Ealing on the GWML 23.8.14
(HD) Virgin Voyager Diverts at West Ealing on the GWML 23.8.14
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Selby Train Crash - ITV News at Ten - 28th February 2001
Selby Train Crash - ITV News at Ten - 28th February 2001
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West Ealing Train Station Annoucement By Sarah
West Ealing Train Station Annoucement By Sarah
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Clapham Rail Crash
Clapham Rail Crash
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Luciano Saltorio - Trains in Ealing Broadway London
Luciano Saltorio - Trains in Ealing Broadway London
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37516 T'n'T 47804 pass West Ealing 14.08.14
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Shunting at Ealing Common -  a film by Fred Ivey
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ealing broadway heathrow express train at speed
ealing broadway heathrow express train at speed
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The Return To Moorgate Documentry (2nd March 2012)
The Return To Moorgate Documentry (2nd March 2012)
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Schoma Diesel Locomotives depart South Ealing
Schoma Diesel Locomotives depart South Ealing
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S7 Stock at South Ealing
S7 Stock at South Ealing
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Celebrating 1000 Videos #6: District Line: Hammersmith to Ealing Broadway
Celebrating 1000 Videos #6: District Line: Hammersmith to Ealing Broadway
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(HD) WCR 57601 + 57006 thrash through West Ealing - 1Z45
(HD) WCR 57601 + 57006 thrash through West Ealing - 1Z45
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16th Day Maha Annual Festival At Shiri Kanaga Thurkkai Amman Temple, Ealing,London 02-08-2014
16th Day Maha Annual Festival At Shiri Kanaga Thurkkai Amman Temple, Ealing,London 02-08-2014
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The Ghost Train (1941) - Full Movie
The Ghost Train (1941) - Full Movie
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(HD) Thrash & Horns 37423 2Z02, Caroline on the Malverns Line, Ealing - Reading via Hereford
(HD) Thrash & Horns 37423 2Z02, Caroline on the Malverns Line, Ealing - Reading via Hereford
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The Titfield Thunderbolt - Ealing Documentary
The Titfield Thunderbolt - Ealing Documentary
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(HD) GBRf Metronet 66722
(HD) GBRf Metronet 66722 'Sir Edward Watkin' thrahses through West Ealing with ????
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Ealing Brodway Durgapuja@2013
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Westbourne Park, Royal Oak & West Ealing
Westbourne Park, Royal Oak & West Ealing
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Ealing Thurkkai Amman Temple Chariot Festival 11.8.2013 - Part 7
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59004 passes West Ealing with 7A09 Merehead to Acton Yd
59004 passes West Ealing with 7A09 Merehead to Acton Yd 'jumbo' stone train
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"The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 10": Out on DVD 03/02/2014
"The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 10": Out on DVD 03/02/2014
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New Non-Skid Road - Ealing Lner (1938)
New Non-Skid Road - Ealing Lner (1938)
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40 Days for Life Ealing prayer vigil
40 Days for Life Ealing prayer vigil
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A few hours at Ealing Broadway 20 02 14
A few hours at Ealing Broadway 20 02 14
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Ealing: Light and Dark
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HD DRS 37423 GROWLS past pershore with caroline on 2z02 west ealing-reading 4/6/14
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Ealing rail crash
Details
Date 19 December 1973
Location Ealing, London
Country United Kingdom
Rail line Great Western Main Line
Cause unlocked battery box
Statistics
Trains 1
Passengers approx 650
Deaths 10
Injuries 94
Location within Greater London
Ealing rail crash is located in Greater London
Ealing rail crash
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The Ealing rail crash was an accident on the British railway system that occurred on 19 December 1973. The 17:18 express train from London Paddington to Oxford—with approximately 650 passengers on board—was derailed while travelling at around 70 mph (110 km/h) between Ealing Broadway and West Ealing.

Events[edit]

The locomotive, Class 52 diesel-hydraulic number 1007 Western Talisman, had spent the previous night at Old Oak Common depot and had had its batteries recharged. A door on the battery box had been left unlocked and fell open shortly into the journey. It hit the platform at Ealing Broadway, breaking the arms supporting it and allowing it to swing down and hit a point operating machine. The points moved under the locomotive, throwing it onto its side and derailing the coaches, which came to rest across the tracks.

Victims[edit]

Ten passengers were killed and 94 were injured.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 51°30′51″N 0°18′33″W / 51.51418°N 0.30929°W / 51.51418; -0.30929

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