The Coastal Pacific passenger train was delayed yesterday after clipping a car north of Kaikoura.
Police inspector Mike Coutler said there were no injuries in the incident, which happened at Half Moon Bay at about 10am.
A KiwiRail spokeswoman said there was no damage to the passenger train.
But the Christchurch to Picton service was delayed for 45 minutes.
- The Marlborough Express
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