At Southall (2003)

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  • Featuring

    Charles Dance

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    United Kingdom

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The first of three programmes exploring the science and psychology behind transport crashes and disasters, looking at why they occur, the impact on the victims and how minute details can change lives. Examines the Southall rail crash of 1997 in which seven commuters lost their lives. Considers why one person sitting in potentially the most dangerous seat in the train was spared, while another was killed by a safety design bult to protect him.

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