from the mainstream media:
Vandals who sliced through live electric cables caused trains to be disrupted in north Warwickshire.
The damage was reported last Friday night when signals failed on a section of track near Quarry Lane, Mancetter, on the main West Coast route.
British Transport Police officers, who discovered 13 cables had been cut and disturbed but not stolen, are now appealing for information as they try to track down the offenders.
Pc Phil Whitehouse, from BTP’s Op Leopard team which is dedicated to fighting cable crime on the railways, said: “These cuts caused the signalling equipment in the area to fail, resulting in all train services scheduled through that section of line being delayed as two of the four railway lines could not be used.”