East Midlands: Train window smashed by stray ball

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Passengers saw golfer tee off before ball hit train.

A train’s window was smashed after it was hit by a stray ball while passing Retford.

According to the Retford Times, passengers saw golfer son the tee nearest the Sheffield Lincoln line, before the guard reported the window of the Northern Rail service to Lincoln had been damaged.

The unexpected strike meant that the carriage had to be taken out of service and taken away for repairs.

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