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Bolton road closed due to man on railway bridge

January 12, 2018 12:19 PM
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A ROAD near Bolton town centre has been reopened after it was cordoned off due to a man on a railway bridge.

Police have confirmed the incident has now been resolved and the man has not come to any harm.

Police cordoned off Weston Street on both sides of the bridge while they deal with the incident.

A man, dressed in a dark coat, T-shirt and tracksuit bottoms was perched on the edge of the bridge for about two hours.

Northern Rail cancelled the 11.38am service from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn as a result.

The 11.42 service from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria was also cancelled.


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