Search

Person hit by train in Bexley

PUBLISHED: 12:58 28 November 2018 | UPDATED: 14:33 28 November 2018

Train services are currently not running on the Bexleyheath line due to a person being hit by a train in Welling. Picture: Google

Train services are currently not running on the Bexleyheath line due to a person being hit by a train in Welling. Picture: Google

Archant

A person has died after being hit by a train at Welling station.

Services are currently not running on the Bexleyheath line.

The incident happened today (November 28) between Barnehurst and Blackheath.

Southeastern posted a Tweet about the incident, saying: “No trains on Bexleyheath line because of a person hit by a train.

“Trains may be delayed, diverted or cancelled. You can use your ticket on London Buses: Dartford - Lewisham. DLR: Lewisham - Greenwich - Woolwich and Underground between our London terminals at no extra cost.”

A spokesman from the British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Welling station at 11.30am this morning following reports a person had been struck by a train.

“Paramedics also attended and sadly a person has been pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are currently working to identify them and establish the circumstances behind their death.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Bexley Times

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists