Rail traveller rescued by firefighters at Preston station after getting stuck under train

Emergency services were called to Preston train station on Saturday night after a traveller got stuck between a stationary train and the platform after falling.

Sunday, 19th January 2020, 7:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th January 2020, 7:44 pm
Firefighters were called to Preston train station after a rail traveller got stuck

Three fire engines from Preston, Penwortham and Bamber Bridge along with the urban search and rescue team from Bamber Bridge attended the scene after a call at 9pm.

Firefighters used lighting and a longboard to rescue the casualty, who was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue said; " A person fell and was trapped under a train.

"Speaking to witnesses, and viewing CCTV, we established it was an accident."