Woman killed after colliding with train at Ilford Station

Ilford Station was closed for more than an hour yesterday after a woman collided with a train.

The incident was reported at just after 7pm and the woman, believed to be 40-years-old, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) and a crew from Ilford Fire Station also attended stopping trains in both directions.

A BTP spokeswoman said: “The incident is currently being treated as non suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

It is believed the woman is from the area.

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Lines were handed back to Network Rail at 8.27pm.

The train involved was the 5.36 service from Clacton to Liverpool Street service.

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