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Lewisham - 50 years on

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Next Tuesday (4/12/07) will mark the 50th anniversary of the Lewisham train crash in which 90 people lost their lives and more than 200 were seriously injured. It has been announced that a memorial service will be held at St. Johns Church, St. Johns Vale London SE8 4EA on Sunday 2/12/07 at 3pm. The church is apparently very near the scene of the accident.

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Following the disaster the Royal Engineers were requested to install a temporary bridge to carry the suburban lines over the main line below.
As a fitting tribute to their skills the temporary bridge still remains in use today,
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