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Person dies after being struck by Merseyrail train

Disruption is expected to the Merseyrail network after a person was hit by a train this morning.

The incident occurred at around 8am in the vicinity of Bebington station.

Merseyrail tweeted: “Due to a person being struck by a train in the Bebington area, services between Hamilton Square and Hooton have been suspended. Further information will be announced as soon as it becomes available.”

Rail replacement bus services have been requested and more information will follow shortly.

Merseyrail also said the 09.15 Chester – Liverpool Central & 10.00 Liverpool Central – Chester services have had to be cancelled.

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