Swan delays Southport bound trains May 23rd, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Swan delays Southport bound trains Southport train passengers experienced delays on Sunday (May 22) after a swan entered the track and refused to move. Resident David Moore was cycling down Cromer Road when he spotted the swan on the railway track between Hillside and Birkdale this afternoon. David said: “The swan would not move out of the way for the Southport bound train which was creeping forward with the driver sounding the trains horn. “A Liverpool bound train also stopped and the guards from each train got on to the track and coaxed the swan on to the embankment. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!