Body found near Solihull station caused major disruptions - The Solihull Observer

Body found near Solihull station caused major disruptions

Solihull Editorial 14th Nov, 2018   0

THERE was major disruption on the trains on Tuesday (November 13) after a body was found near Solihull station.

The railway was blocked in both directions and trains were cancelled between Acocks Green and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Services were also cancelled from Birmingham Snow Hill to Dorridge.

The line re-opened at around 5.15pm.

A spokesperson from British Transport Police said: “At 3pm on November 13 British Transport Police were called to the track close to Solihull station following reports of a body on the tracks.

“Officers attended alongside colleagues from the ambulance service, however a man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed.

“This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious.

“A report will be prepared for the coroner.”

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