A train carrying 40 passengers and a tractor collided at a level crossing earlier today (Tuesday, September 5), British Transport Police (BTP) Lancashire has said.

BTP Lancashire were notified about the incident, which occurred on the Ormskirk Line near Lostock Hall railway station, at 10:22a.m.

No injuries have been reported and after inspection, the train was able to continue.

“Officers attended the scene and thankfully there were no reported injuries. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing,” BTP Lancashire said in a statement.

All lines have since reopened.

“Disruption caused by a collision at a level crossing earlier today between Preston and Ormskirk has now ended,” National Rail has confirmed on X, formerly known as Twitter.