Man killed after being hit by train at Shenfield railway station

14:39 23 July 2014

2010 Getty Images

A man was killed after he was struck by a train at Shenfield railway station, Brentwood, yesterday (Tues).

Essex police attended the scene after they had received reports at 9.29pm stating that the man, who is thought to be in his 50s, had been hit by a train.

The man, from Chelmsford, was pronounced dead at the scene after the London Ambulance Service arrived at the station.

A British Transport Police statement said that the incident is “currently being treated as non-suspicious.”

The man’s family have been informed and officers are preparing a file for the coroner.

The train line was reopened at 10.36pm.

Did you see what happened? Call Ajay on 02084773835.

Latest Romford News Stories

Police were called after reports of an incident at the Thomson travel agency in Upminster on Friday morning

A man has been charged in relation to an armed robbery at a travel agents.

Hornchurch Country Park

A man has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and sexual activity towards a child after an incident in Hornchurch Country Park.

Sergo Park Rainham's enterprise quarter

The developer behind a multi-million pound scheme to regenerate run-down industrial sites is to hold an official groundbreaking ceremony and launch.

Perry Hayden joins mum Suzanne Hedges, Kieran Dunne, Perry Watling, April Hayden and Paul Hayden

A grieving mum says “overwhelming” community support helped her family cope after her son was stabbed to death outside his home.

The Brewery Centre. Peppa Pig and brother George visiting for storytime with Peppa activities. Livia Bartlett (21mths) and mum Nicci meet Peppa and George.

Peppa Pig and her little brother George paid a visit to the Brewery in Romford for half-term fun on Saturday.

Simona Boycheva has won Photography for Little People's photographer of the year award twice in a row.

A baby photographer has received an award for the second time just three years after buying a franchise.

Bridge Close could be redeveloped with up to 840 homes.

Residents said they are “heartbroken” to have to leave their homes, which will be bulldozed to make way for a new housing development.

Yesterday, 12:00

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists

News from your area


Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.


£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now