Seven trains hit objects on tracks

14 May 2010, 14:05 | Updated: 14 May 2010, 14:12

British Transport Police are warning vandals could derail a train if they continue dumping stuff on the railway lines in Cheltenham.

Trains have hit objects seven times in the last month near the Tewkesbury Road crossing, including shopping trollies and sand bags.
The incidents happened between Thursday April 1st and Monday 10th May.

PC Alan Fishpool is the investigating officer and told Heart someone could get seriously injured:

PC Alan Fishpool interview

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference B6 of 14/05/10 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.