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On the right is a report from the Weston-super-Mare Gazette - click to enlarge. See also Accidents.

Cow-catchers were fitted at the rear of the train to prevent overtaking cattle from causing damage, and

A farmer used to fix his milking times when no trains were around, because when a train was heard, his cattle would rush to the fence to see it go by.

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