Suffolk: Rail services to and from London cancelled after person hit by train and killed


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Rail services to London were delayed for up to 90 minutes today after a person was killed after being hit by a train.

The person died after being struck by a train at Manor Park station, near Stratford, at around 1.15pm today.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman the incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

The person’s identity has not yet been revealed, the spokesman added.

A Greater Anglia spokesman said services running in and out of London were delayed by up to 90 minutes.

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A total of 20 Greater Anglia services running in and out the capital have been cancelled.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Manor Park station today following a report that a person had been struck by a train.

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“Officers from BTP and Metropolitan Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 1.14pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from London Ambulance Service also attended, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the person’s identity and inform their family.

“A file will be prepared for the Coroner.”

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