Train driver picks up tresspasser on the railway line near St Neots
- Credit: Archant
A train driver had to stop and pick a man up on the railway between St Neots and Sandy.
British Transport Police were called at 7.26am yesterday (Tuesday, July 8), and the driver of the First Capital Connect 6.55am service from Peterborough to London King’s Cross halted the train to collect the man.
He was dropped off at Biggleswade station, where he was met by First Capital Connect staff and British Transport Police.
A spokesman for First Capital Connect added: “We pride ourselves on running a safe railway and our drivers are trained to deal with such scenarios as what happened this morning.
“Our driver helped avert what could have been a tragic incident.”
You may also want to watch:
? A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of trespass.
- 1 Road closure in Huntingdon over weekend of July 31
- 2 'Father' found guilty of murdering his teenage daughter
- 3 St Ives woman who sold ecstasy to school children avoids jail
- 4 First post-lockdown Parkrun in St Neots held in memory of four runners
- 5 Paedophile caught by cops after preying on 'teenage girls' online
- 6 Motorist crashes into telephone pole at Wyton
- 7 Drink driver fleeing traffic cops overturns before being arrested
- 8 Life sentence for Huntingdon paedophile who abused seven girls
- 9 Equipment worth £6,000 stolen from farm during overnight break-in
- 10 Heroin worth £1.7m found in holdall in car in St Neots