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A railway on which a worker died after becoming trapped between two trains re-opens today. The man, in his sixties, died on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Grosmont Station, at about 12.30pm on Monday.
Police investigating the death of a railway worker in North Yorkshire have said his death was the result of a tragic accident. The man died after becoming trapped between two trains on a heritage railway at Grosmont.
British Transport Police have confirmed that a member of staff working on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway has been killed. Paramedics also attended but the man, who is believed to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is understood he was crushed between two engines at about 12.30pm today. An investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the man’s death. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.
A man has died in what police have described as a "tragic accident". It is thought a rail worker became crushed between two engine units at Grosmont near Whitby. There are delays to trains to and from Whitby.
A rail worker has died at Grosmont near Whitby after becoming crushed between two engine units. It is thought the accident happened shortly after 12pm today. Emergency crews are still on site. There are delays to trains to and from Whitby.
The North York Moors Railway terminates at Grosmont and the Whitby to Middlesbrough network line runs through the village.
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