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Man named after fatal accident on railway

Police at the scene of the incident at Grosmont Station Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A rail worker who died after being trapped between two trains on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway has been named.

65 year old Bob Lund, from Beverley in East Yorkshire, became trapped between two carriages at Grosmont station yesterday. Paramedics were called but Mr Lund died at the scene.

Philip Benham, General Manager of the NYMR, said it happened during a routine shunting operation. An investigation is underway.

Heritage railway reopens after death

Heritage railway reopens after death Credit: ITV

Rail services have resumed at a train station where a man was killed yesterday afternoon (Monday). The 67 year old died after being trapped between two carriages at Grosmont Station in North Yorkshire. The volunteer, with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, hasn't yet been named.

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Investigations continue into railway death

Man dies while working on heritage railway Credit: ITV

Investigations are continuing after a rail worker died after becoming trapped between two trains on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway near Whitby. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers say they don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances.