MPV’s four-mile runaway
A Network Rail (NR) MultiPurpose Vehicle (MPV) ran out of control for around four miles after it struck a tree branch near Kirkcaldy at around 0430 on October 17, it has been reported.
The incident happened during Storm Ophelia. NR spokesman Nick King said that the collision disabled the brakes on the MPV, causing it to run back towards Kirkcaldy. There were no reports of injuries, and Mr King added that the incident was still under investigation.