Police appeal after road signs and concrete slabs left on train tracks
British Transport Police urged anyone with information about the incident in Devon to contact the force.
Passengers’ lives were put at risk after metal road signs and concrete slabs were placed on train tracks, police have warned.
The objects were left on the tracks in Feniton, Devon, between 3.25pm and 3.55pm on Tuesday.
On Tuesday 3rd July, these road signs & concrete slabs were placed on the tracks near #Feniton.— BTP Devon & Cornwall (@BTPDevonCorn) July 4, 2018
This extremely dangerous act could not only have cost people their lives, but it could also land you with life in prison.
Know something about it? Get in touch.
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The line is served by South Western Railway trains to destinations such as London Waterloo and Exeter St David’s.
A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “Putting anything on the railway is extremely dangerous and risks both the lives of those on the tracks and passengers on board trains.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact the force on 0800 405040 or texting 61016 and quoting 578 of July 3.