Trains cancelled over concern for woman near railway line in Sheffield

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Trains in Sheffield were cancelled this morning over concerns for the safety of a woman close to the railway line in Chapeltown.

Emergency services were called to the Thornbrook Mews area of Chapeltown, close to Chapeltown railway station, just before 6.30am.

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British Transport Police said ‘concerns for the welfare of a woman’ were raised.

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Police officers, firefighters and paramedics attended the scene and the woman was found and taken to hospital.

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Earlier, train operator Northern announced that trains between Barnsley and Meadowhall were disrupted because of trespassers on the railway.