VIDEO: Cow on the track brings trains to a halt for 2 hours
A cow strayed onto a railway line bringing train services to a halt for two hours in North Somerset yesterday.
The cow was captured on film by Twitter user Aimee Ramsay, walking up the track between the stopped trains on the line at Nailsea & Backwell station, bringing services on the line between Temple Meads and Exeter to a halt for two hours.
She said: "Trains are delayed. Kamikaze cows everywhere.
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"It's being chased down the track.
"It's not so funny when you have to be in work. It's a real life Countryfile here.
"I had to snap some proof. No-one was gonna believe me!"
Fellow Twitter user Bea Lilley said: "Reason I am late into work this morning!"
The incident affected rail services in both directions between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare, Taunton and Exeter from 7am until 9am,
National Rail enquiries kept commuters up to date and said: "Animals on the line were causing disruption at Nailsea & Backwell - a cow was on the line at the station and trains were unable to pass until it was removed."