Severe delays on TfL Rail after person dies from being hit by train in Stratford

Stratford Station. Picture: Ken Mears

Stratford Station. Picture: Ken Mears - Credit: Archant

There are severe delays on TfL Rail line after a passenger was hit by a train at Stratford Station this afternoon.

British Transport Police were called to the station at 12:40pm and the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman said: “Colleagues from the London Ambulance Service also attended the scene where sadly a person was pronounced dead. Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

“This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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