INCIDENT: Scopwick MCG, Kirkby Green, Lincolnshire 9th April 2008
A train has struck the gates at a Lincolnshire crossing.
The Newark to Peterborough single car service crashed through the gates at Scopwick crossing near Kirkby Green. No casualties were reported on the train. which did not derail.
Scopton is one of the few remaining wheel-operated gated crossings. It is not known at this time if the crossing was operating correctly at the time of the incident.
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