Scene of the Harrow and Wealdstone train crash in October 1952
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Survivors recall 1952 Harrow and Wealdstone train crash

Survivors of one of Britain's worst ever train crashes have joined rescuers and eyewitnesses at Harrow and Wealdstone station, in memory of those who died 60 years ago.

On this day in 1952, the Tring to Euston train was hit by a Scotland to London service killing 112 and injuring more than 300 passengers.

BBC London's Alice Bhandhukravi talks to eyewitness Bernard Archer, survivor Keith Cheyney and transport journalist and historian Gareth Edwards.

Footage courtesy of Pathe News.

  • 08 Oct 2012