Freight train strikes fence post

British Transport Police officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a freight train struck a fence post. It had been placed on the rail tracks near Buckland Road in Rochester.

The incident was reported to BTP this afternoon, and was also attended by Network Rail who removed the fence post. Officers say the train could easily have been derailed.


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