Glasgow to Mallaig train hits object 'deliberately' left on track [STV]





Date: 14/11/2011

A train was damaged after it struck a sleeper deliberately placed on a railway line in the Highlands. The train, travelling from Glasgow to Mallaig, was slightly damaged but able to keep moving after it hit the sleeper on November 9. British Transport Police are appealing for information about the sleeper they believe was deliberately put on the line between Tulloch in Moray and Roy Bridge, close to Fort William. [From Richard Buckby]


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Glasgow to Mallaig train hits object 'deliberately' left on track

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British Transport Police appealing for information after the sleeper was placed on the track.

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156474 accelerates past Tulloch yard on 20 July 2007 on its way north.
Location: Tulloch
Company: West Highland Railway
20/07/2007 John Gray
With radio signalling it is easier to have short term line posessions. This isn't new West Highland motive power but continuing maintenance work being carried out between trains at Roy Bridge station on 11th September. [See image 33122] Photograph by Mark Edwards
Location: Roy Bridge
Company: West Highland Railway
11/09/2010 Mark Bartlett Collection


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