About the TV Show
australia based on a true story train crash
The Day of the Roses
First Air Date: October 18, 1998
|First Aired on||:||1998|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||2 episodes in 1 Seasons|
On January 18th, 1977, a crowded commuter train heading for Sydney, came off the track and struck the pillars of an overhead road bridge, crushing part of the train and killing 83 passengers and injuring more than 200 others. This story follows the coronial inquiry into the crash with flash-backs to the main story, and the efforts of the rescuers to free the injured victims.