TRAINS have been delayed or cancelled and a road in north Herefordshire closed after an incident on the tracks.

Services between Hereford and Ludlow were delayed by up to an hour on Monday afternoon, or cancelled, after emergency services were called to Woofferton.

The B4362 Station Road, between Woofferton and Orleton, was also closed.


West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene at 12.05pm on Monday, sending one ambulance and a paramedic officer.

A spokesperson said one patient was sadly confirmed dead at the scene.

National Rail said all lines had reopened by 5pm after an operational incident, with ticket acceptance in place with West Midlands Railway between Shrewsbury and Birmingham.