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Cows on the line 07/05/2021 at 16:56 #139346
jc92
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39609977.amp

The article is around 4 years old, however the image immediately made me think "herd of cattle waiting to cross at Westbury barrow crossing"! I guess there's a prototype for everything.

"We don't stop camborne wednesdays"
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Cows on the line 07/05/2021 at 17:43 #139348
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Was this post triggered by today's incident at Nuneaton?

https://twitter.com/PortlandTMD/status/1390638634848694274?s=20

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Cows on the line 07/05/2021 at 17:57 #139349
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I'm always a bit queasy when I read about cows on the line after the Polmont accident in 1984 when 13 people died after a train struck a cow which had come through a damaged fence onto the line.
“In life, there is always someone out there, who won’t like you, for whatever reason, don’t let the insecurities in their lives affect yours.” – Rashida Rowe
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Cows on the line 07/05/2021 at 18:48 #139351
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postal in post 139349 said:
I'm always a bit queasy when I read about cows on the line after the Polmont accident in 1984 when 13 people died after a train struck a cow which had come through a damaged fence onto the line.
They changed the Rules after that accident to say that if there is a *large* animal on or near the line you stop the job. Six bells if necessary.

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Cows on the line 07/05/2021 at 20:03 #139353
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mfcooper in post 139348 said:
Was this post triggered by today's incident at Nuneaton?

https://twitter.com/PortlandTMD/status/1390638634848694274?s=20
Is that genuine. I saw a photo earlier but didn't realise where it was or if it was real. How on earth did cows get on the line in a town centre.

"We don't stop camborne wednesdays"
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Cows on the line 07/05/2021 at 21:39 #139356
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It's also been reported at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-57032174 !

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Jamie

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Cows on the line 08/05/2021 at 11:48 #139361
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They'll be travelling cattle class then?
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Cows on the line 08/05/2021 at 13:48 #139368
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lazzer in post 139361 said:
They'll be travelling cattle class then?

Not without a Jersey I shouldn't think, otherwise they'd have been Fresian.

(Ok ok...I'll stop milking this now....)
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Cows on the line 08/05/2021 at 18:04 #139371
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DaveHarries in post 139368 said:
lazzer in post 139361 said:
They'll be travelling cattle class then?

Not without a Jersey I shouldn't think, otherwise they'd have been Fresian.

(Ok ok...I'll stop milking this now....)
Dave
Udder rubbish

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