Train derails near Welsh Hook

Western Telegraph: Passengers and emergency services at the scene of the derailment. Pic Johnny Morris Passengers and emergency services at the scene of the derailment. Pic Johnny Morris

A PASSENGER train carrying about 30 people has derailed in Pembrokeshire this evening (Thursday) after hitting cows on the line.

No-one was injured when the train came off the rails near Welsh Hook, emergency services have said.

Four fire appliances are at the scene. Two fire appliances from Haverfordwest have been joined by appliances from Milford Haven and Fishguard.

Three fire officers are also in attendance.

It is thought the incident happened at about 7pm.

The Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service tweeted to say that a two carriage train had derailed but there were no injuries or people trapped.

The service was suspended between Clarbeston Road and Fishguard while the incident was being dealt with.

Were you on the train? We'd love to hear from you. Contact the Western Telegraph on 01437 761 764

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