Railway line closed due to '˜significant ongoing operation' by PSNI

The railway line between Portadown and Lisburn has been closed following searches in Lurgan.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 4:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:25 pm

Police have been searching parts of north Lurgan close to the railway lines from this morning.

In a statement the PSNI said this afternoon: “The rail line between Lisburn and Portadown has been closed following searches in the Cornakinnegar Road area of Lurgan.

“This is a significant ongoing operation in relation to serious crime.”

Detective Inspector Adrian Brown said: “I would like to thank the community for their ongoing patience and co-operation while this operation continues.”

It follows extensive searches in north Lurgan last month.

Police then searched the nearby St Coleman’s Cemetery for several hours.