Railway fanatic "crushed to death after steam train slipped into wrong gear and trapped him between carriages"

Railway fanatic 'crushed to death after steam train slipped into wrong gear and trapped him between carriages' Robert Lund, 65, crushed while working on North Yorkshire Moors Railway Retired police officer standing behind train that took off in wrong directionPathologist said that he died of 'extreme' injuries to chest and abdomen By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 19:20 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:05 GMT, 31 January 2013 A steam train enthusiast was crushed to death when a train took off in the wrong direction while he was standing behind it, trapping him between two carriages. Retired police officer Robert Lund, 65, died almost instantly from 'extreme' chest and abdominal injuries, an inquest heard today. He had been helping a fellow volunteer uncouple carriages at Grosmont station, when he signalled for the driver to take off.