Train chaos in Lancashire after fatality

Major train disruption was reported in Lancashire tonight after a person was killed on the tracks.

Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 6:35 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:46 pm

Emergency services were dealing with an incident between Preston and Bolton / Wigan North Western which was causing disruption to journeys between these stations.

Services may be cancelled or delayed.

It was anticipated that disruption will continue until 19:30.

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TransPennine Express customers were advised that they may use their tickets on Virgin Trains Services between Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

Train operator Virgin confirmed there had been a fatality.