Fifty One Years Ago Today…

I took this photo a couple of days ago:

Plaque commemorating those who lost their lives in the Lewisham Train Disaster, 4th December 1957
Plaque commemorating those who lost their lives in the Lewisham Train Disaster, 4th December 1957


Here’s a Pathe Newsreel describing the Lewisham Rail Crash:

1 thought on “Fifty One Years Ago Today…”

  1. Wow, Rob, that brings back memories!

    How shocked all the grown-ups were.

    I also remember how frightened my father was that his brother was on the train as it was one he often took. Anyway he wasn’t, and my uncle is now a strapping 87 year old, terrorising his Kent seaside town on his mobility scooter.

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