Person hit by train last night at Freshfield
We can confirm that a person was hit by a train last night at Freshfield station - 2nd September. Unfortunately we do not have any more details at present but keep checking for updates.
Original post - 2nd September 10:40pm
The Rail disruption between Southport and Liverpool is likely to last until around 11pm following “an incident” in the Freshfield area. Merseyrail has warned passengers to beware of delays on its Northern Line services tonight. Merseyrail now says the disruption is due to someone being hit by a train.
A spokesman said: “Due to a person being hit by a train between Hall Road and Southport all lines are blocked."
A national rail spokesman said: “Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident in the Freshfield area and all lines are blocked.
“A replacement bus service is being arranged, but no time has been given for when this service will begin running.
“This disruption is expected to continue until approximately 11pm.”
Merseyrail has also warned passengers of delays and cancelled services.
A Merseyrail spokesman said: “Services are suspended between Hall Road and Southport due to the emergency services attending to an incident.
“Busses are being arranged.”