Police called out to rescue man from Burnley railway line

Police were called to Burnley's Manchester Road train station last night after receiving reports of a casualty on the tracks.

By Susan Plunkett
Monday, 28th October 2019, 4:03 pm
Police were called out to deal with a casualty on the line at Burnley's Manchester Road railway station last night (Photo Kelvin Stuttard)
Police were called out to deal with a casualty on the line at Burnley's Manchester Road railway station last night (Photo Kelvin Stuttard)

Paramedics were also called to the scene at around 6-35pm.

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A spokesman for British Transport Police said "A man was taken to hospital where he remains.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious."