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Cow Killed By Train Near Limerick Junction.

Passengers travelling with Irish Rail experienced significant delays this evening after a locomotive struck a cow in Co. Tipperary.

The 5.25pm train travelling near Limerick Junction was forced to halt after it struck and killed a cow which had strayed unto the railway tracks.

As a result of the incident damage was done to the train, however it is understood that no staff or passengers were injured.

It became necessary to call in a maintenance crew, thus resulting in major delays, while anabling the track to be cleared.

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