A 16-year-old girl from Wirral tragically lost her life last night when she fell between the platform and a train at James Street station.
British Transport Police were alerted at 11.34pm to reports of the accident. A spokeswoman said at present it is unclear how the teenager came to fall.
Some 50 people were on the platform at the time and several of them are being treated for shock.
The investigating authorities are not naming the young victim at this point.
Anyone who may have relevant information is asked to telephone transport police on 0800 40 50 40. Source