Thursday, November 30, 2006

VERDICT: Battery Road, Lydd AOC 2005

The driver of the car that killed a train driver in a 2005 collision has received 150 hours community service.

Richard Isted, from New Romney, was reported not seeing the flashing lights at Battery Road, Lydd AOC on the Romney, Hyde and Dymchurch minature railway. The train collided with with the car on the crossing and derailed, killing the driver Suzanne Martin.

Barriers are in the process of being installed on all level crossings on this private railway.

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