Man killed after being struck by a train at Ilford station

A man has been killed after being struck by a train near to Ilford rail station this morning.

Police were called to the scene at 10am and the death is being treated as non-suspicious.

No further details about the man’s identity have been given.

Paramedics attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 10.30am.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the person involved and inform their family.”


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The train involved was the 9.48am Liverpool Street to Braintree service.

There were cancellations of Greater Anglia trains out of Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea and Shenfield as a result.

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Trains from Southend Victoria and Shenfield to Liverpool Street were also cancelled.

All trains in the Ilford area were at a stand-still causing delays.

A Greater Anglia spokesman said the four lines operating through Ilford were re-opened by midday and services returned to normal between 1pm and 1.30pm.

Passengers who experienced delays can visit a refund web page here: www.greateranglia.co.uk/about-us/our-performance/delay-repay.

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