Landslip at station causes tree to come down on cars

09:51 06 August 2014

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Cars are reported to have been damaged when a landslip at Littleport train station caused a tree to collapse.

British Transport Police said the incident was reported to them at about 6.30pm on Tuesday night and they contacted Network Rail.

The BTP said nobody was injured when the tree came down.

A spokesman for Network Rail said the incident was reported to them but had “no effect on the operation of the network”.

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