.

Person found dead on train tracks near Winsford station

Photo: Google Street View

A person has died after being hit by a train in Cheshire.

British Transport Police say they were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks at Winsford station just before 11am this morning (3 January), while National Rail tweeted a person had been hit by a train.

Paramedics also attended the incident. 

A person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for BTP said: "Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

Lines between Crewe and Liverpool/Wigan were blocked for around two hours.

All reopened around 1pm, but delays to services are expected until around 3pm.

If you’ve been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to. You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.

More from Local News

Comments

Add a comment

Log in to the club or enter your details below.

Download Our App

  • Available on the App Store
  • Available on Google Play

Traffic

  • Coole Lane - Lightwood Green, Cheshire

    Coole Lane both ways closed due to flooding from A525 Whitchurch Road (Lightwood Green) to A530 Shrewbridge Road (Austerson).

  • A34 - Stafford, Staffordshire

    Advance Warning - One lane closed due to Resurfacing work during the day time on A34 both ways between A34 / A513 (Redhill) and M6 J14 (Stafford North).

  • A34 Greyfriars - Stafford, Staffordshire

    Advance Warning - A34 Greyfriars Southbound closed due to Stafford Half Marathon between A513 (Redhill) and A5013 Eccleshall Road.

Today's Weather

  • Stoke-On-Trent

    Heavy Rain

    High: 9°C | Low: 5°C

  • Stafford

    Heavy Rain

    High: 10°C | Low: 5°C

  • Crewe

    Heavy Rain

    High: 9°C | Low: 5°C

Recently Played

Cover art for China In Your Hand

Now Playing

T'pau - China In Your Hand