Police confirm death of person struck by train at Adlington railway station near Chorley

A person has been killed after being hit by a train at Adlington railway station on Monday, March 18. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
A person has been killed after being hit by a train at Adlington railway station on Monday, March 18. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
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A person has died after being hit by a train at Adlington railway station, near Chorley.


Services were disrupted this morning after reports that a person had been struck by a train near the railway station in Adlington.

Services on the Chorley to Bolton line were cancelled for nearly three hours, between 10.15am and 1pm.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Adlington station at 10.09am this morning (March 18) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics are also in attendance and sadly a person has been pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are currently working to identify the person and inform their family.

"The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."