News story

Near miss incident, Kyle Beck

This news article was withdrawn on

This item has been moved to the National Archives as RAIB has published its Safety digest describing this incident. See Safety digest 07/2016.

Train driver narrowly avoided being struck by express train, near Tollerton, North Yorkshire, 3 August 2016.

FFCCTV image of incident (courtesy of Virgin Trains East Coast)
FFCCTV image of incident (courtesy of Virgin Trains East Coast)

We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this incident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided not to conduct a full investigation, but to publish a safety digest.

The safety digest will shortly be made available on our website.

Published 2 September 2016