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Soldier: 'I rescued woman from Strood railway tracks'

Soldier Billy McPhail has explained to the BBC how he jumped from a railway platform and rescued a woman from the tracks as a train approached.

Mr McPhail jumped from the platform at Strood station in Kent after the woman had fallen moments before a high-speed train arrived.

Footage from a camera onboard the train shows the reaction on the platform as the train approached.

Mr McPhail said he would do the same thing if he was in a similar situation again.

  • 04 Jun 2014
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