Rail workers killed

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The Independent Online
An inquiry was under way yesterday after two workers were killed as they carried out maintenance on a railway line.

The men died instantly when they were struck by the 0824 Wales and West Services train from Portsmouth to Swansea at the Ebbw Junction near Newport. Inspector Peter Murphy of British Transport Police said: "A warning was given. All but two responded to the warning." The two men were from the South Wales area.