Train kills 57 cattle near Hastings

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Train kills 57 cattle near Hastings

Post by David Benton » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:09 pm

"A horrific collision between a train and a herd of cattle has ended in the death of 57 animals.

KiwiRail's executive general manager of operations, Siva Sivapakkiam, confirmed a train, travelling between Napier to Palmerston North, struck the herd about 6pm on Thursday night."
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/arti ... o4zZQk4sS8
Would have been dark at 6 p.m this time of year. Cows are also probably testing fences, looking for the kind of feed that would grow along railway lines and roads.
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