Published: June 15, 2011
Train services through Highbridge station halted after death

Train services through Highbridge were halted on Wednesday (June 15th) after the body of a man was found on railway tracks outside Weston.

The 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 don’t 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.

 


Bookmark and Share

Search Burnham-On-Sea.com|Add Burnham-On-Sea.com to your Bookmarks|Send a mail from Burnham-On-Sea.com|Print this page|Back to previous page|Discuss this article

Burnham-On-Sea Seafront Webcam
Burnham-On-Sea Webcam
24-hour live pictures
See live images of the seafront and beach with Burnham's Webcam. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Shops
Burnham-On-Sea Shopping Guide
Buy in Burnham!
Support local traders by shopping in town - see our A-Z index of businesses. Click here