PADGATE station was closed on Saturday afternoon following reports of a person sadly being hit by a train.
As emergency services attended at the scene, trains on the Manchester to Liverpool Lime street line were cancelled or delay.
As a result of the incident Padgate Station was closed with no trains running from Manchester Oxford Road to Warrington Central line..
Following the emergency services dealing with the incident the line has now reopened and Northern Rail says services are starting to return to normal.
But some services may still be delayed, cancelled or revised.
#EMRUpdate We are sad to report that a person has been hit by a train. This has occurred between Liverpool and Manchester disrupting our trains on the Liverpool/Nottingham/Norwich routes. We are unable to run trains between Liverpool and Manchester.https://t.co/Zr5njgiBQt pic.twitter.com/FxZ3K86sjf
— East Midlands Railway (EMR) (@EastMidRailway) November 18, 2023
⚠️Customers please be aware that Padgate station is currently closed due to an incident.
Please do not attempt to travel to or from this station at this time.#NorthernUpdates
— Northern 🚆 (@northernassist) November 18, 2023
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