Padgate Station closed after person hit by train


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.

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