Person hit by train in Bexley
PUBLISHED: 12:58 28 November 2018 | UPDATED: 14:33 28 November 2018
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.”
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