Search

Man killed by train at Seven Kings station ‘42 and from Ilford’

PUBLISHED: 16:20 21 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:20 21 February 2014

The scene outside Seven Kings station. Picture: Shekha Vyas

The scene outside Seven Kings station. Picture: Shekha Vyas

Archant

The man killed by a train at Seven Kings station on Friday morning was 42 and from the Ilford area, according to police.

A British Transport Police spokesman said his family have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.

She added: “The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Emergency services were called to reports of a person hit by a train at the station, in High Road, at 9.30am.

Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene and the area was cordoned off.

The station reopened at about 11.30am but trains on the Greater Anglia line from Liverpool Street to Shenfield are still possible.

The tragedy came a week after Anita Kaur Swali, 24, was killed by a train at Seven Kings on Valentine’s Day.

Related articles

Latest Romford News Stories

Havering Council will this month add Upminster Station car park, the area around Romford Station and the Romford Matalan to a list of sites it expects developers to build upon in the next 15 years.

Yesterday, 17:00

Rats swarming in and out of bin bags, roaming confidently across front gardens and gnawing their way through fences – that is what residents of one Rainham street have found themselves up against.

Yesterday, 15:02

Fans can relive the unique musical talents of George Michael in a special tribute performance.

Yesterday, 12:19

Havering’s councillors look set to brand Sadiq Khan’s increased housing targets for the borough “unacceptable, unachieveable and unsustainable” at a meeting later this month.

Yesterday, 09:08

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the NHS trust running Queen’s Hospital millions of pounds a year.

Yesterday, 08:13

An outspoken teenager from Romford is looking for two young people from the borough with mental health issues to take part in some mentoring sessions.

Mon, 17:00

A small Romford charity is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a special ball.

Mon, 16:30

Rail staff have shown their support for Havering Samaritans’ bid to turn “Blue Monday” into “Brew Monday”, by encouraging people to get together for a cup of tea and a chat.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Window and conservatory specialist Ken Rhodes talks about the possibilities for brightening up your home for the new year, and with their home improvement finance deals it’s possible for everyone to make some changes

Lisa and Jennie are cousins who grew up in the borough. Their grandmother, ‘Nanny Fish’ was a huge part of their lives, and while she had dementia and increasing needs, she really benefited from having care in her nephew’s loving home. This experience was the inspiration for Lisa and Jennie to set-up their own home care service.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now