Video: Truck smashes through level crossing in Longford causing damage and delays
A truck smashed through a level crossing in Longford earlieer today, leading to delays for passenger of Irish Rail.
Iarnrois Eireann posted video of the incident to their Twitter page.
It shows a white truck trying to race through the junction on the Ballymahon Road near Edgeworthstown before the barrier comes down.
The truck then smashes through the barrier, causing damage that has lead to delays to the train service.
Video: Truck damaging Ballymahon level crossing earlier today - Sligo services operating with delays of up to 20mins pic.twitter.com/GRWZDucOWI— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) December 22, 2015
Services to Sligo were delayed by 20 minutes. Irish Rail also confirmed that details of the incident had been passed to Gardai.
Only last week, there were delays to DART services after a similar incident in south Dublin.