UPDATE: UK Police confirm person hit by train near Liverpool

UPDATE: UK Police confirm person hit by train near Liverpool

UK Police confirm person hit by train near Liverpool

UPDATED: May 7, 2023, at 8:14 pm

Police have now confirmed that a person was hit by a train in the earlier incident at Mossley Hill Station near Liverpool.

The incident was followed by police vehicles, which arrived on the scene around 2.45 pm on Sunday, May 7 according to the Liverpool Echo.

Although trains were severely disrupted earlier today, lines are open again, although the incident may result in delays or timetable alterations.

East Midlands Railway is offering compensation for some passengers, as seen on Twitter:

#EMRUpdate A person was hit by a train earlier between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street. The line has reopened and service can start to run to our normal timetable. If you’ve been delayed by 15 minutes or more you can claim delay repay: bit.ly/2MviWGl“.

We will look to bring you further updates on the nature of the incident and the well-being of the person involved as more details emerge.

Published: May 7, 2023, at 6:36 pm

Several railway lines have been blocked near Mossley Hill, Liverpool, on May 7, as it was reported that someone was hit by a train.

The Liverpool Echo has reported today that a number of services have been cancelled. Northern Rail reported that lines between Edge Hill and Warrington Central are blocked and that any services running through these stations will be cancelled.

BTP Merseyside has reported on Twitter that: “BTP officers are currently dealing with an incident on the track at Mossley Hill. Passengers travelling to Liverpool for Eurovision should check with rail operators concerning possible delays to services.”

There have also been reports of disruptions to services in and out of Liverpool Lime Street Station. Those struggling to get to the Eurovision Song Contest should read this advice posted on Twitter by Liverpool Lime St:

We will be bringing updates as soon as we have them on the reported incident and any further disruptions or resolutions.

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