Search

UPDATE: Man dies after collision with train at Brentwood station

11:10 08 August 2011

Brentwood station

Brentwood station

Archant

A 36-year-old man died after being hit by a train at Brentwood Station on Saturday morning.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “Police were called to Brentwood rail station on Saturday after the driver of the 9.44am Shenfield to London Liverpool Street service reported that a man had been struck by a train.

“BTP and Essex Police officers attended the incident, which was reported to police at 9.50am, and is currently being as non-suspicious.

“Paramedics attended, but the man who is believed to be 36-years-old and from East Ham, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The line was handed back to Network Rail at 12.38pm.

Train services were disrupted for several hours after the incident, and a shuttle bus service was laid on to Shenfield for passengers from Brentwood.

>> Did you know the man? Call our newsdesk on 020 8477 3796 or leave your tributes below.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

30 minutes ago
Aaron Kumar was bullied when he was growing up but has now written a book about his experiences

Looking back on his school days with a glimmer of sadness, a freelance writer is determined to help children stop bullying by passing on his experiences.

07:00
Snaresbrook Crown Court (Picture: John Stillwell/PA)

A Rainham woman has admitted shaking a baby so violently she left him with brain damage, jurors were told yesterday.

Yesterday, 16:26
Jean Maile, 68, has to travel about a mile from her house to find signal (Picture: PA/Chris Radburn)

Frustrated phone users in Collier Row have been cut off from the 21st century after the area became a signal blackspot.

Yesterday, 16:16
Best mates Keane Richardson and Joe Quirk, 11, are running a Santathon (marathon dressed as Santa) for Saint Francis Hospice after Keane's grandad was cared for by them and Joe received support after his grandma died. Penny, and Keanr Richardson with Joe, and Keely Quirk.

Two best friends will dress in red hats and coats to take part in a Santathon fun run to thank a hospice that provided support after the deaths of their grandparents.

Most read news

WW100

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

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

From Nigel Farage to George Galloway, it’s been a year of people trying to make a change in politics.

If you’ve taken time off to escape from your boss, you’re not alone.

The judge reckons the PC did not have enough wit to invent the story.

There’s been a rise in the number of fresh shop-bought chickens contaminated with the bug since August.