Greenpeace activists stop and occupy coal train

Fifty Greenpeace activists have climbed onto the open coal wagons, and have started unloading the train’s cargo - 1,500 tonnes of coal.

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Investigation after Greenpeace activists occupy coal train

Investigations will begin today into how a group of climate change protestors managed to stop a freight train loaded with coal.

50 Greenpeace activists managed to stop and occupy the coal train Credit: Greenpeace UK

50 Greenpeace activists boarded the train yesterday as it was heading to Cottam Power Station near Retford.

They stopped the train for eight hours before being detained by police.

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