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The Hatfield Rail Disaster
Lifting out the Buffet Car
Saturday, 28th October, 2000

This page is of pictures taken on Friday 3rd November showing the Lifting of the Buffet car from the rails at Hatfield Station.
The buffet car was hauled to the station and positioned to the south of the foot bridge. The time is approximately 10:45
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in these views you can clearly see the scaffolding skeleton built around the coach to allow is to be transported from the site in one piece.
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At this point in the lift the coach has been rotated though 180
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