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Ten O'Clock News; Train Crash


Commuter train collides with freight train on Allston train tracks by the Massachusetts Turnpike. Investigation in to the cause of the crash. Conrail is responsible for both the freight train and the T commuter rail. After the edited story,there is part of another edited story about the Massachusetts State government.

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Ten O'Clock News

Train Crash

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Railroad accidents
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Allston (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Boeri, David (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Train Crash,” 05/07/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B89AEE0E8DD47C5844E9B509E002DDB.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Train Crash.” 05/07/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B89AEE0E8DD47C5844E9B509E002DDB>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Train Crash. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B89AEE0E8DD47C5844E9B509E002DDB
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