Cambridgeshire cyclist narrowly avoids train collision

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

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Cambridgeshire cyclist scare

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.