Heritage railway train and car in level crossing crash [Shropshire Star]





Date: 06/04/2018

A heritage railway train carrying 77 passengers collided with a car on a level crossing in Mid Wales. An investigation is underway after the incident which happened at around 11.45am on Thursday on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway line. The 823 Countess locomotive was passing over the level crossing at Cyfronydd Station when it collided with a red Chevrolet car. The driver of the car escaped unharmed, along with the 77 passengers and crew on board the train, however significant damage was caused to the car and the locomotive.


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Heritage railway train and car in level crossing crash
Heritage railway train and car in level crossing crash

Shropshire Star

A heritage railway train carrying 77 passengers collided with a car on a level crossing in Mid Wales.