More vandal attacks on heritage lines as carriage windows are smashed


VANDAL attacks on UK preserved lines show no signs of abating after carriage windows were smashed on three railways during July and August.

On August 5, the Bahamas Locomotive Society’s (BLS) Learning Coach (ex-LMS No. DM395470) suffered damage to windows at Ingrow station at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

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Just some of the damage inflicted upon the Bahamas Locomotive Society’s Learning Coach at Ingrow by youths on August 5. BLS

Damage was limited to smashed glass, and none of the computer equipment, sponsored by Mortons Media (publishers of The RM), was stolen. 

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