Train derailment: West Cumbria

Emergency services in Cumbria are dealing with a passenger train that has derailed.

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Derailment rescue train also gets stuck in a landslide

The train sent to collect passengers on board this morning's derailed train has also become stuck in a landslide on Cumbria's coastal line. Passengers on the original train have now walked to nearby Nethertown Station instead.

The first train was carrying Sellafield workers to the nuclear plant when it derailed at 7.20am today after it hit a landslide near Nethertown. No passengers are reported to be injured.

Train derailment, west Cumbria

Emergency services are dealing with a passenger train that has derailed in west Cumbria.

It happened near Nethertown, south of Caulderton. The two carriage train was travelling towards Sellafield and had employees on board.

The derailment happened at around 07.20 this morning, no injuries have been reported.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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