A man has been killed by a train at Portland Street level crossing in Southport
The incident happened shortly before 5:00pm tonight (Tuesday 15th January 2013)
Police have cordoned off the scene and are dealing with the incident.
British Transport Police were also called to the incident at Portland Street.
Inquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the accident.
Services on the southport line are stating and terminating at formby.a rail relacement bus service has been requested to run between formby and southport further updates to follow.
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