GWR slams drivers over bridge strikes


 

“Huge” damage caused by a Tesco lorry when it crashed into a railway bridge earlier this week has prompted a train operator to criticise HGV drivers for not taking enough care on the roads. Great Western Railway’s (GWR) deputy MD said bridge strikes by lorries were regularly occurring despite being “entirely avoidable”. In the latest incident, the Tesco truck struck a bridge in Plymouth on 30 August, forcing the railway line that connects Cornwall and Plymouth with the rest of […]