Woman taken to hospital after walking on Burnley-Colne rail tracks

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital for assessment after she was found walking along the rail tracks between Burnley and Colne.

British Transport Police and Lancashire Police were notified of the incident just before 11-50am this morning.

It is believed the woman was heading towards Robinson Lane, in Reedley.

A Northern Rail spokesman said that passengers travelling between Burnley Central and Colne faced delays of between 10 and 15 minutes.

Trains were running as normal by 12-30pm.