An international delivery company has responded after an incident involving one of their vans.

DPD said its driver exchanged insurance details with the La'al Ratty after an accident between a company van and a train.

The incident happened at about 12.45pm on Sunday at the Eskdale Green level crossing of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.

A DPD spokesman said: "We are aware of the incident. The driver checked that everyone was ok and exchanged insurance details before continuing on his round.

"He was interviewed by our depot team on returning and will receive retraining."

An official statement from the railway said the train involved was the 12.30pm from Dalegarth.

It said: “There were no injuries to passengers, staff or members of the public.

“The locomotive was not derailed and has now returned to Ravenglass with its train.”

The company also confirmed the incident has been reported to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch and Her Majesty’s Railway Inspectorate at the Office of Rail and Road.