Railway was closed in Warrington and trains cancelled as a result of demise


A RAILWAY line in Warrington was closed following a demise on the tracks this morning, Monday.

The tragic incident occurred at round 9am close to to Sankey for Penketh station, with emergency companies in attendance.

Police have sadly confirmed that the character of the incident was an individual being pronounced useless on the scene.

The railway line was blocked between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Road, with cancellations to trains utilizing the route, nevertheless it has now reopened.

A spokesman for British Transport Police mentioned: “British Transport Police have been referred to as to the road close to Warrington at 9.15am as we speak, Monday, July 25, following experiences of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics additionally attended, nevertheless sadly an individual was pronounced useless on the scene.

“Officers are working to determine the deceased and inform their subsequent of kin.

Warrington Guardian:

“This incident isn’t being handled as suspicious.”

A Northern spokesman earlier added: “As a result of emergency companies coping with an incident between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Road, the road is blocked.

“Prepare companies operating to and from these stations shall be cancelled or suspended between Mossley Hill and Warrington Central.

“Clients travelling between Liverpool Lime Road and Manchester Oxford Highway are suggested to make use of companies that decision at stations by way of Newton le Willows.

“Highway alternative has been recruited, with ticket acceptance on Merseyrail companies between Liverpool Central and Hunts Cross.”

Disruption is anticipated whereas companies return to regular. For dwell info, go to northernrailway.co.uk/stations and choose the station you might be travelling from or test @northernassist on Twitter.


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