Search

Disruptions on DLR after woman dies under Stratford train

17:01 16 October 2013

Police and fire fighters on the platform at Stratford tube station where a person was killed after being hit by a train.

Police and fire fighters on the platform at Stratford tube station where a person was killed after being hit by a train.

Archant

Rail passengers face disruptions this afternoon after a woman was found dead under a train.

Service on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) line is suspended between from Stratford International to West Ham after the incident at 3.48pm at Stratford station.

Paramedics were called to the scene but found the person dead on arrival.

Transport for London’s Director for the DLR, Rory O Neill, said normal services are running between Bank and Lewisham, Stratford to Canary Wharf, Bank to Woolwich Arsenal, Tower Gateway to Beckton and West Ham to Beckton.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the Coroner.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the woman and inform her family.”

Did you see what happened? Contact Uche on 0208 477 3789 or email uche.amako@archant.co.uk

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:09
Newham Youth Question Time, with Det Supt Ian Lardner, Lyn Brown MP, Cllr Seyi Akiwowo, Cllr Rokhsana Fiaz and Stephen Timms MP,

Students had the chance to grill their members of parliament in the run-up to the general election at Newham Youth Question Time at the Town Hall.

Lyn Brown
Yesterday, 10:37
Connor Dolam, left, and Alex Eastwood, from Chobham Academy,  join the National Obesity Awareness Week at the Copper Box

Researchers at Cambridge University announced last week that 337,000 deaths a year are caused by “carrying too much weight”.

Yesterday, 08:24
CCTV image of man police want to question after Stratford hotel incident, March 2014

Police have released this CCTV image today of a man wanted for questioning after a sex attack on a woman in a hotel in east London.

Thu, 19:02
Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, speaks at the British Values Conference at a Beckton school

One of Britain’s most prominent Muslim leader’s has warned that society risks “singing to the tune of terrorists” if it allows paranoia and suspicion to take hold.

United Kingdom

Most read news

People thought the Deputy Prime Minister was pretty funny actually.

Brothers: The David Haines Story, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland at 10.30am on Sunday.

Over £30,000 has been raised in a couple of days for a mugging victim, despite the goal only being set at £500.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder