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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

    Quote Originally Posted by G#Gill View Post
    The crossing in question sounds like an unmanned crossing of the type that Bruv mentioned. Probably a case of familiarity breeds contempt.
    There have been one or two incidents around the country, of people taking a chance at unmanned railway crossings and getting hit by trains.
    So we can't blame the BBC for it then ?
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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

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    is the cynicism reserved for that well known colmunist AA grumpy
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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruv View Post
    So we can't blame the BBC for it then ?
    Nah, I don't think so on this occasion. They are just reporting an incident, sort of.
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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

    All of this intrigue over some dum bass driving into a crossing when a train is approaching?
    It may not be so much that I've conceded your point as that you just can't hear me rolling my eyes.

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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

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    All of this intrigue over some dum bass driving into a crossing when a train is approaching?
    If only.........no.....it is more the highly respected BBC's reporting of it.
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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruv View Post
    If only.........no.....it is more the highly respected BBC's reporting of it.
    Must be referring to this article, then:
    Roudham train and tractor crash passengers recall 'terror' - BBC News
    It may not be so much that I've conceded your point as that you just can't hear me rolling my eyes.

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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

    My sole interest in the event is how the tractor came to be where it oughtn't.
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    Re: Man injured as train hits tractor at level crossing

    Quote Originally Posted by spot View Post
    My sole interest in the event is how the tractor came to be where it oughtn't.
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    I suspect the tractor driver weaved onto the crossing via the offset barriers, as he had done many times before, only this time his luck ran out.
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