Train driver ‘does emergency stop’ after seeing woman on tracks near Goodmayes station

A train driver reportedly did an emergency stop after spotting a woman on the tracks near Goodmayes station.

Police removed the woman from the tracks at the station near Goodmayes Road, Goodmayes at around 5pm today.

Greater Anglia said services travelling past the station have been delayed.

Two people who posted on social networking website Twitter claim the woman was “almost killed”.

User @BridgePrint wrote their train did an “emergency stop”.

It is not clear at his stage if the woman has been detained by police.