Person hit by train at Liverpool railway station

A person was hit by a train at a Liverpool railway station today. Emergency services were called to Mossley Hill[1] train station at around 2.45pm on Sunday, May 7. One eyewitness said they saw police vehicles and people on the bridge "recording something".

A number of train lines were blocked between Edge Hill and Warrington Central following the incident. Train services through these stations were cancelled and people travelling to Liverpool[2] for Eurovision faced delays to services. People were told they could use their tickets on other networks following the incident.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police confirmed the incident was on the tracks at Mossley Hill. A spokesperson for East Midlands Railway said: "We are sad to report that a person has been hit by a train. This is between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street and is disrupting our trains on the Liverpool/ Nottingham/Norwich routes.

"The emergency services have now declared the line can reopen to train services." National Rail said as the line recovers trains may still be cancelled or delayed by up to 45 minutes. For the latest news and breaking news visit[4].

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