June 15, 2011
services through Highbridge station halted after death
services through Highbridge were halted on Wednesday (June 15th)
after the body of a man was found on railway tracks outside Weston.
body, believed to be that of a Weston man in his mid-50s, was
discovered on the line underneath Devils Bridge near to Weston
General Hospital at 6.10am and train services heading south to
Highbridge were cancelled as a result.
Police closed off Bleadon Hill Road as British Transport Police
began an investigation.
A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "The death
is unexplained at the moment. We dont believe he was hit
by a train, we are investigating further."
Train services were cancelled from Weston southwards, and a replacement
bus service was being operated between Weston and Taunton.