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No need to be a-llama-d: Trains now running as normal after animals spotted on line near Sevenoaks

PUBLISHED: 12:49 08 May 2017 | UPDATED: 12:49 08 May 2017

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Services were temporarily delayed after the camelids made their way onto the tracks this morning

Rail passengers in west Kent suffered delays this morning after a pack of llamas were spotted on the line.

The animals were seen on the track between Hildenborough and Sevenoaks at around 8.30am as Southeastern trains between the two stations were warned to avoid the camelids and slow down as they passed through.

An hour later however, a spokesperson for the rail franchise confirmed the line had been cleared.

Llamas are traditionally found in South America and are widely used as meat and pack animals.

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