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Derailed train back on tracks

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident at around 7pm yesterday evening Photo: ITV News Wales

A train which derailed in Pembrokeshire yesterday has been moved back onto its tracks.

A spokesperson for Network Rail says it is moving along the rail line at about 5 mph, in an attempt to get the train back to base.

The incident occurred at about 7pm yesterday evening. Around 29 passengers were evacuated from the train after a carriage derailed in an area called Welsh Hook, which is situated between Letterston and Wolfscastle.

No-one was injured but a few cows were hit. As well as firefighters and the police, a vet was also sent to the scene.

Firefighters, police and a vet were sent to the scene Credit: ITV News Wales

Network Rail will now inspect the tracks as part of their investigation into the incident.

There is a replacement bus service running on Arriva Trains Wales between Clarbeston Road and Fishguard Harbour. Journey times are extended by up to half an hour. The line is not expected to re-open until midday on Sunday.