Worker Dies On North Yorkshire Railway

21 May 2012, 21:44

A worker at a heritage railway in North Yorkshire has died after getting trapped between two trains.

The man died in an incident at Grosmont Station, on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, around lunchtime on Monday.

A BTP spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Grosmont rail station on Monday May 21 following a report of an incident involving a member of staff working on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

“BTP and North Yorkshire Police officers attended the incident which was reported to BTP at 12.30pm, and is believed to be non-suspicious.

“Paramedics also attended but the man, who is believed to be in his sixties, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“An investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the man's death. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.''

Grosmont, six miles from Whitby, is the northern terminus of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR).

It is a popular and well-known tourist attraction.

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