A spokesperson from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) said:

We can confirm that there was a collision at around 14:00 on Sunday 21st May. A moving vehicle struck a generator wagon on the rear of the train at a Power Operated Gate Opener (POGO crossing) at Newbridge. 

The driver of the moving vehicle has been taken to hospital. No NYMR passengers or crew injuries have been reported. 

The police and emergency services are in attendance and the heritage railway is doing everything it can to fully cooperate, taking every precaution to ensure the safety of both staff and passengers, which is always our priority. 

As with all such accidents, the NYMR have notified RAIB (Rail Accident Investigation Branch) of the accident. Services will resume as of 4pm and for any further updates visit: www.nymr.co.uk