VIDEO: Police presence at Mossley Hill station after woman struck by train
VIRGIN Trains have confirmed that Network Rail and emergency services have re-opened two of four lines, although disruption will still continue for a while yet, after a woman was struck and killed by a train.
A WOMAN has been killed after being struck by a train on the West Coast mainline from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston.
Emergency services were called just before 5pm after reports of a woman being hit by the 16:48 train to Euston near Mossley Hill station.
All trains have been delayed while British Transport Police recover the body.
Officers working with Merseyside Police are not treating the incident as suspicious and are working ot identify the woman and contact her next of kin.
Passengers travelling between Runcorn, Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway are advised to find alternative transport as all services have been suspended.
The next Virgin train service from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston will depart at 18:48 and the 17:07 from Euston to Liverpool will be unaffected.
RAIL SERVICES between Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool South Parkway have been delayed after a person was struck by a train at Mossley Hill.
National Rail said the delays will continue until further notice.
Their website also says: "Some First TransPennine Express services may be diverted via Newton-Le-Willows at short notice.
"Replacement buses have been requested.
"Merseyrail are accepting Virgin Rail tickets to and from Chester."
Virgin Trains said on Twitter: "All railway lines are blocked whilst rail staff and emergency services deal with the incident."
To check the status of your journey before your travel, click here to visit the Northern Rail website.