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Railworker dies

A rail worker has died after becoming trapped between two trains on a railway line in the North York Moors.

Grosmont Station

Police and paramedics were called to Grosmont Station just before lunchtime, where the man in his sixties was pronounced dead. An investigation is underway to establish how the incident happened but it is not being treated as a suspicious.

Railway worker's death "not suspicious"

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.

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"British Transport officers were called to the station 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 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."

– British Transport Police

North Yorkshire Moors Railway worker killed

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.

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Police investigate North Yorkshire rail tragedy

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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