Man hit by train at Romford Station

PUBLISHED: 07:21 11 December 2018 | UPDATED: 09:24 11 December 2018

A person was hit by a train near Romford Station yesterday evening.

A person was hit by a train near Romford Station yesterday evening.


Rail services were disrupted after a person was hit by a train at Romford Station.

Train company Greater Anglia last night (December 10) tweeted reports that a man had been struck at around 10.58pm.

“Trains are currently suspended between Chadwell Heath and Gidea Park due to a person being hit by a train,” it read.

“Disruption is expected to continue until further notice.”

TfL Rail also tweeted to say that their 11.35pm service to Shenfield would no longer call at Seven Kings, Goodmayes, Chadwell Heath, Gidea Park, Harold Wood and Brentwood.

Train services appear to have now resumed as normal, Greater Anglia’s journey checker shows.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: “BTP officers attended Romford Station at 10.48pm on December 10 following reports of a person having been struck by a train.

“BTP attended along with local emergency services and a man was conveyed to a east London hospital for further medical attention.

“This incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Please contact BTP on 0800405040 quoting incident number 645 on 10/12/18 if you have any information.”

She added that the man’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing at this time.

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