It has been confirmed that an accident involving a steam train in the Lake District and a DPD delivery van has occurred on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.
No passengers, staff or members of the public were injured in the incident. However, as per standard procedure, the Rail Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.
The locomotive, River Esk, was not derailed and has now returned to Ravenglass with its train.
What did the officials say?
The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway said:
The 12.30 from Dalegarth was involved in an incident at Eskdale Green level crossing.
There were no injuries to passengers, staff or members of the public.
There will be no further comment until investigations are completed.
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