Trespass warning after Carnforth platform incident

Carnforth Station and Visitor Centre.
Carnforth Station and Visitor Centre.

A trainspotter could have been killed after trespassing on the railway line to take pictures of a steam engine.

British Transport Police had a report from Network Rail on Saturday, July 22 at 5pm of a person trespassing at Carnforth station by walking off the end of the platform to take photos of a steam engine. Network Rail said: “Steam trains can be exciting but you must stay in a safe place to take pictures.” The Cumbrian Mountain Express was the steam train involved, said a local train buff.