Network Rail have released a statement after a train struck a car on the line at Silverdale.The statement reads: "At approximately 7pm on 15 January a train struck an empty vehicle at Silverdale level crossing between Barrow-in-Furness and Carnforth.
"The train did not derail and there was no significant damage to the railway infrastructure.
"No allegations have been made regarding the safe working of the level crossing. Network Rail staff assisted the emergency services and the line reopened in the early hours of Wednesday morning.”
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