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Tyne Tunnel, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, River Tyne, Jarrow

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The Tyne Tunnel, runs under the River Tyne from Howdon in North Tyneside to Jarrow in South Tyneside Three people lie dead at the foot of an escalator, thirty other are seriously hurt in a tangle of bruised and broken bodies - a slip on the steep moving stairway has led to this tragedy. However, fortunately this was only a mock-up to aid the emergency services who may need to attend this type of accident in the future 17 May 1978

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Color Black & White
Keywords Industry,Disaster,Mock-up,Escalator,Accident,Fear,Pain,Safety,1970s,Transport,Tunnel,Road,Travel
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1978
Model Released No
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