Shots have been fired at a train as it approached Cheltenham Spa station.Shots were fired at the driver of the freight train smashing his cab window shortly before 5pm. Armed police were called to the scene at around 4.45pm.
The suspected shooting has caused travel chaos, with many rush hour trains facing delays in the area. Delays of up to one hour are expected and trains have been held in Bristol and Birmingham.
The train was held in Swindon Village.
It’s believed the attacker used a high powered air rifle or slingshot.