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Birmingham rail delays after person hit by train

September 30, 2013, 2:05 pm BST

Bournville Station is currently closed and train passengers are being ushered on to replacement bus services

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April 24, 2014, 3:39 pm BST
Figures show steep rail trip rise
The number of rail journeys taken in a year has more than doubled since the mid-1990s, according to official figures.

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April 24, 2014, 12:21 pm BST
This train is about to hit him
An elderly man in the Czech Republic escaped with minor injuries after being hit by a speeding train.

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April 24, 2014, 12:24 pm BST
UPDATE: Man dies after being hit by train in Witham
A person has been hit by a train in Witham, according to a rail operator.

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April 24, 2014, 12:48 pm BST
Update: Replacement buses being organised as train line from Norwich to London remains closed after person hit by train in Witham
Replacement buses are being put in place between Colchester and Stansted Airport because the train line from Norwich into London remains closed after person was hit by a train in Witham in Essex.

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April 24, 2014, 3:46 pm BST
Update: Lines between Norwich and London re-open - but trains still delayed - after person hit by train in Witham
Train lines between Norwich and London have re-opened after earlier disruption caused by person being hit by a train in Witham in Essex.

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April 24, 2014, 12:27 pm BST
Witham: Person hit by train - all lines blocked
Train services at Witham are being delayed after a person was hit by a train at the station.

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April 24, 2014, 1:34 pm BST
Gearey and Heeks among the golds in Birmingham
PERSHORE Swimming Club sent an eight-strong squad to the City of Birmingham open meet, claiming three gold medals, three silvers and two bronzes.

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April 24, 2014, 12:23 pm BST
Person hit by train in Witham area
A person has been hit by a train in Witham, according to a rail operator.

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April 24, 2014, 12:45 pm BST
BREAKING: Person hit by train at Witham railway station
A PERSON has been hit by a train at Witham railway station this morning. Greater Anglia tweeted at 10.40am: "I'm hearing reports of a person being hit by a train at Witham. More info as I receive it. KM" As of 10.50am, all lines are blocked. A statement on the

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April 24, 2014, 12:39 pm BST
Robbers targeted lone 18-year-old in Leeds rail station ordeal
Two men have been jailed after they robbed a student of his phone when he got off a train at a railway station in Leeds.

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April 24, 2014, 10:39 am BST
Man leaps onto track at Monument station as Metro train nears
Commuters suffered delays after an attempted suicide at Monument Metro station in Newcastle city centre

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April 24, 2014, 12:29 pm BST
Hull Daily Mail commented Cottingham rail crossing delays 'improve' after Network Rail...
SIGNALLING staff who control two level crossings in Cottingham have been retrained to reduce the time barriers stay down.The crossings in Northgate and Thwaite Street are closed for hours each day, causing rush-hour tailbacks in the village. And it follows recent calls for crossing delays in Hull and Cottingham to

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April 24, 2014, 12:46 pm BST
Cottingham rail crossing delays 'improve' after Network Rail...
SIGNALLING staff who control two level crossings in Cottingham have been retrained to reduce the time barriers stay down.The crossings in Northgate and Thwaite Street are closed for hours each day, causing rush-hour tailbacks in the village. And it follows recent calls for crossing delays in Hull and Cottingham to

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April 24, 2014, 9:24 am BST
Man survives being run over by train
A man survived being run over by a train after being seen walking along and then lying down on the tracks.

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April 24, 2014, 5:10 am BST
Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers
Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.

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April 24, 2014, 2:59 am BST
NTSB chief: Industry should take Buffett's cue on oil-by-rail safety
National Transportation Safety Board Chair Deborah Hersman praises Warren Buffett's leadership on oil-by-rail safety, but said the oil and rail industries have not reached consensus on raising safety standards.

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April 24, 2014, 1:24 am BST
Buffett: No need for more BNSF rail car buys on Keystone delay
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway , said on Wednesday the company's BNSF railroad unit probably will not need to expand its rail car purchases as a result of delays in the Keystone pipeline construction.

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April 23, 2014, 5:30 pm BST
At least 63 killed as speeding Congo train derails - government official
At least 63 people were killed and 80 were seriously injured in Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province when a train speeding too fast round a bend derailed, a provincial minister said on Wednesday. Fifty others were trapped inside the goods train after 12 of its carriages flipped off the

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April 23, 2014, 6:51 pm BST
Western Daily Press published Dave Wood: Good times for the railways
Rail passengers in our part of the world can look forward a brighter future. Before too long we will be getting more trains, more seats, reduced congestion and better stations.It is the result of Network Rail embarking on the largest capital spending programme on the railway network since Victorian times.It

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