Person found dead on train tracks near Winsford station

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A person has died after being hit by a train in Cheshire.

British Transport Police say they were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks at Winsford station just before 11am this morning (3 January), while National Rail tweeted a person had been hit by a train.

Paramedics also attended the incident. 

A person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for BTP said: "Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

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

Lines between Crewe and Liverpool/Wigan were blocked for around two hours.

All reopened around 1pm, but delays to services are expected until around 3pm.

If you’ve been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to. You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.

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