Car and Sizewell A train collide

A TRAIN carrying an empty flask used to transport nuclear waste was involved in a collision with a car today at an unmanned crossing in Suffolk.

A TRAIN carrying an empty flask used to transport nuclear waste was involved in a collision with a car today at an unmanned crossing in Suffolk.

The crash occurred just before 9.25am when the vehicle and a Direct Rail Services (DRS) locomotive collided at what was described as a 'road-user work crossing' about 300 yards short of the Knodishall crossing. The train was on its way to Sizewell A power station at the time.

A spokesman for Sizewell said: “The train was carrying an empty flask at the time and DRS can confirm that there has been no damage to the train and the flask.

“The train was not derailed and was reported to be travelling at slow speed at the time. There were no injuries to anyone.”

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