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Network rail says a level crossing where a train hit a car in Cambridgeshire yesterday evening was working properly.
A woman, thought to be the driver of the car, was taken to hospital following the crash at Waterbeach at around 5.40pm on Thursday, March 29. Her injuries are not thought to be serious.
A spokesman for Network Rail confirmed the crossing lights had been flashing, the barriers had been lowering and "there was no fault with the crossing at the time of the incident".
An investigation by British Transport Police into how the car came to be on the crossing is ongoing.
A train has struck a car close to Waterbeach Station in Cambridgeshire.
British Transport Police were called to an accident a level crossing near the station at around 5:40 this evening.
Ambulance crews and Cambridgeshire Police also attended.
One woman, believed to be the driver of the car, has been taken to hospital but her injuries aren't though to be serious. Train services between Ely and Cambridge will be disrupted for the rest of the day.
An energy company has been ordered to pay over £20,000 in fines and costs after polluting a 2km stretch of a tributary of the River Cam. Magistrates heard Pretoria Energy leaked noxious waste into the Winfold Drain from maize being stored at Waterbeach Barracks Airfield. They were told the water was grossly polluted in 2012.
Councillors in Cambridgeshire have voted to move forward with a controversial plan to build up to 9,000 homes near Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire.
Campaigners argued the development around the former army barracks site would destroy the countryside and put a strain on local services and roads.
But South Cambridgeshire District Council says it would provide much needed housing and is part of a local plan designed to meet growing demand in the area.
The vote means the proposals will go to the next stage of the planning process.
Councillors in Cambridgeshire are today voting on controversial plans to build up to 9,000 homes near Waterbeach.
Campaigners argue the development around the former army barracks site would destroy the countryside and put a strain on local services, as well as roads such as the A10.
South Cambridgeshire District Council says it would provide much needed housing and is part of a larger local plan designed to meet growing demand in the area.
Click below to watch a short clip from Jane Williams fro Keep Waterbeach Rural.
Campaigners fighting plans to build a new town in Cambridgeshire have held a peaceful protest ahead of a council vote.
Councillors at South Cambridgeshire District Council are voting this morning on whether to push forward with the New Town Proposal, which includes plans to build up to 9000 homes near Waterbeach.
Ahead of the meeting, members of Waterbeach Voice and Keep Waterbeach Rural gathered with placards outside the Council's headquarters in Cambourne.
The Council says the development would provide much-needed housing, but campaigners argue it would destroy countryside and put a strain on local services.
An exhibition designed to raise awareness about plans for a new town close to Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire is opening today at the Salvation Army Hall in the village.
It's been organised by local campaigners who oppose plans for hundreds of new homes to be built in the area.
A meeting on the proposal is due to take place next week.
The British Transport Police have confirmed that a woman has come forward after a public appeal for information into an incident at Waterbeach level crossing.
Footage was released earlier this week of a cyclist stepping through the closed barriers and onto the line at the Cambridgeshire crossing.
The woman was then forced to brake hard as a train narrowly avoided her.
A woman has since contacted the British Transport Police and will now be speaking to officers on a voluntary basis next week.
The British Transport Police have released shocking footage of the moment a cyclist from Cambridgeshire narrowly missed being hit by a train after dodging a level-crossing barrier.
Network Rail says the incident at Waterbeach near Cambridge is one of the closest shaves ever caught on camera.
Now transport police want to identify the woman involved and highlight the dangers of ignoring railway barriers.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes