Roudham, Norfolk, UK: Casualties in collision on private crossing

13 Apr

Investigation of the circumstances leading to the collision of a train with a farm tractor are centred on establishing whether the farm worker used the level crossing as required. In short, did the tractor driver obtain permission from the signaller by means of the telephone at the private user worked level crossing.

The collision which occurred on the Roudham user worked level crossing at about 12.30pm on Sunday April 10th led to both the train and tractor drivers being taken to hospital and seven passengers travelling on the train being treated for minor injuries at the scene of the collision which impacted travel over the route between Ely and Norwich for the rest of the day.




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