Person dies during train strike at Shenfield train station

Shenfield train station. Picture: PAUL GEATER

Shenfield train station. Picture: PAUL GEATER - Credit: Archant

Rail services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich are disrupted after a person was killed on the track today.

Emergency services were called to Shenfield station shortly before 10.30am to reports that a person had been struck by a train.

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) and paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A BTP spokesman said: “Officers are working to identify the person and inform their family.

“This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”


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As a result of this incident, all lines passing through Shenfield are blocked.

This is affecting services to and from London Liverpool Street and Norwich, Ipswich, Clacton and Braintree.

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Trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 90 minutes, according to Greater Anglia.

Disruption is expected until 1pm.

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