Cornwall

Train and van crossing crash closes line in Cornwall

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Image caption The level crossing where the crash happened did not have a barrier.

A train and a delivery van have crashed closing a railway line in Cornwall.

The train was travelling between Gunnislake and Plymouth when the crash happened at an open level crossing in Calstock at 16:00 GMT.

The two drivers are said to be "shaken up" but no-one has been injured.

National Rail Enquiries said mini buses are operating between Plymouth and Gunnislake and disruption is expected for the rest of the day.

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