THE police helicopter was called out to Thorne after reports of an elderly woman standing on railway lines.
The air crew was called out following reports of a woman on the tracks on Saturday at 9.45pm and found her shortly after.
The helicopter team then led a ground crew to the woman, who led her to safety.
Police did not report whether anyone was injured as a result of the rescue.
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