Peter Burns driving across the track
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Fine for 'reckless' motorist who drove in front of train

A motorist has been fined after driving his car across a railway track in front of an oncoming train.

Peter Burns, 56, of Ffairfach, Carmarthenshire, was fined £500 plus £85 costs for attempting to cross the line near Llandeilo without permission.

Footage from onboard the train shows Burns driving right in front of the Arriva passenger service.

PC Phil James of British Transport Police said Burns's actions were "reckless and dangerous".

  • 03 Feb 2015