Delays after train kills horse on railway line near Thorne

Thorne North Station

Thorne North Station

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Rail passengers faced delays and disruptions after a train hit a horse on the railway line between Doncaster and Goole this morning.

Services were disrupted after the stray animal wandered onto the tracks and was killed near Thorne North station.

The animal is believed to have been struck by an East Coast trains unit at around 6.10am but it is understood that the train wasn’t in service at the time and that no passengers were on board.


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