Train hits trolley on tracks, Axminster

POLICE say it was lucky nobody was hurt after a train struck a trolley thrown onto Axminster train station’s track yesterday (Wednesday, July 13).

The impact damaged the train and British Transport Police were contacted following the incident at 12.15am.

A police spokesman said: “This could have been very dangerous and could potentially have derailed the train. It could have been a much more serious incident. The matter is being investigated.”

Anyone with information can call police on 08452 777 444.

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