Car rolls into path of train at station

PUBLISHED: 11:32 21 September 2006 | UPDATED: 14:49 12 May 2010

A PARKED car collided with a moving train at Royston railway station on Tuesday morning. The car rolled from a car park and through a wooden fence at 6.52am, hitting the back of the train as it pulled out of the station. Waiting commuters and an off-duty

A PARKED car collided with a moving train at Royston railway station on Tuesday morning.

The car rolled from a car park and through a wooden fence at 6.52am, hitting the back of the train as it pulled out of the station.

Waiting commuters and an off-duty rail worker pushed the vehicle back into the car park.

No-one was injured and the carriage of the train destined for London King's Cross was slightly scuffed.

A spokesman for First Capital Connect said: "Clearly, had this happened just before the train arrived at the station it could have been a serious incident."

A wooden fence is due to be replaced with a metal structure.

Meanwhile, temporary repair work has been carried out to make the area safe.


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