Updates: Person hit by train at Merseyrail station


A person was struck by a train near a Merseyrail station this morning.The incident took place just before 8:27 a.m., according to the rail operator, near the Eastham Rake station in Wirral.

Services are delayed on the Chester line to Port of Ellesmere as a result, while emergency services are on the scene to deal with the incident.

This is the second incident this week involving a person hit by a train in Merseyside, after a man was trapped under a Merseryail train near Aigburth station on Wednesday.

We will have updates on this last minute incident and on travel changes, with Merseyrail saying that the disruption to services is expected until at least 9:30 am.

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