Student, 34, who missed her train chased it for a MILE along the tracks and across a viaduct

Student, 34, who missed her train chased it for a MILE along the tracks and across a viaductStudent got on tracks and chased train for a mile after it left without her34-year-old Lancashire woman stopped train coming in opposite directionShe ran across a viaduct after the train while making her way to an exam | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 14 December 2012 A desperate university student on her way to an exam risked her own life and sparked chaos on a railway line when her train set off without her and she sprinted a mile down the track to catch it The 34-year old Lancashire woman decided to get off and buy a ticket at a railway station kiosk after her bank card was declined by a conductor's chip and pin machine. But as she was about to get back on the train it pulled out of Burnley Central in Lancashire – and she realised she had left her dissertation and other revision papers on board.