A member of public has stopped all trains in and out of Hartlepool.
A young woman had been sat on the top of the bridge facinf towards asda with her legs dangling over the top of the railway line.
Police described her as being in a distressed state.
The incident involving the British Transport police has closed Middton Road in Hartlepool.
The incident is caused huge delays across the centre of Hartlepool.
Thankfully the incident came to a safe conclusion.