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The train is ‘lost’ in England when a driver went the wrong way’

The train was eventually redirected to Sheffield, where the service was terminated, and the passengers then had to catch another train.

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Passengers on board a Crosscountry Train in England were unhappy to discover that their long-distance express train from Newcastle to Reading ended in Pontefract, which is about two hours by car in the wrong direction.

On May 25, the train wound up in the West Yorkshire by an “operational incident,” Sky News reports.

Currently on a lost train somewhere in the vicinity of Pontefract. We are stuck, because the driver went the wrong way.” Who knew that this was possible?!

— Jeni Harvey (@Jeniharvey) 25 May 2018

“Currently on a lost train somewhere in the vicinity of Pontefract. We are stuck, because the driver went the wrong way.” Who knew that this was possible?!” passenger Jeni Harvey tweeted, later sharing a photo of their environment.

No! You would not do it, right?! But if hundreds of us, unfortunately, it turned out yesterday, indeed, which can…!

— Jeni Harvey (@Jeniharvey) May 26, 2018

“I really didn’t know that the trains could get lost!” one commentator said.

“No! You would not do it, right?! But if hundreds of us unfortunately found out yesterday, indeed, that can…!” Harvey wrote back.

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I’m seeing a LOT of Ferrybridge power station today. Or is it Drax? Dunno. #losttrain pic.twitter.com/vZCbT1Ioqp

— Jeni Harvey (@Jeniharvey) 25 May 2018

According to Sky News, the locomotive was eventually redirected to Sheffield, where the service was terminated. The passengers were then commissioned to provide the board a different train to their destination.

“Unfortunately, while redirected because of an earlier event, our 14:35 service from Newcastle to Reading was involved in an operational incident in the neighbourhood of Pontefract, which meant that it was not able to continue,” a representative for Cross country, told the outlet.

“Unfortunately, while you are distracted by an earlier event, our 14:35 service from Newcastle to Reading was involved in an operational incident in the neighbourhood of Pontefract, which meant that it was not able to continue.”

“The cause of this incident is currently being investigated.”

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