Train lines shut after woman hit by train at Shenstone

By Nathan Rowden | Birmingham | News | Published:

Trains were cancelled between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street today after a woman was hit by a train.

Emergency service were on the scene at Shenstone

Bus replacement services were organised after the lines were shut at Shenstone where emergency services were on the scene shortly after 9am.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: "Officers were called to the Shenstone area after reports that a woman had been struck by a train. Officers from the BTP and Staffordshire Police attended at 9.16am and the circumstances are currently being treated as non-suspicious.

"Medics and local ambulance teams were also in attendance but the woman was sadly already deceased.

"A file will be prepared for the coroner."

Nathan Rowden

By Nathan Rowden

Digital journalist based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Interested in breaking news and social media.

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