UPDATE: Man dies after collision with train at Brentwood station

11:10 08 August 2011

Brentwood station

Brentwood station


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.

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