Search

Newham rail trains cancelled after man killed by train

10:53 21 February 2014

Seven Kings station closed after man killed by train Photo: Shekha Vyas

Seven Kings station closed after man killed by train Photo: Shekha Vyas

Archant

National Rail trains through Newham have been cancelled after a man was killed by a train at Seven Kings station in Redbridge.

British Transport Police said the man was struck by a train at about 9.30am and pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

All trains on the Greater Anglia line from Liverpool Street into Essex are cancelled until the track reopens.

A BTP spokesman 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 man and inform his family.”

Commuters on their way to work and families going on trips during half term were turned away from the station, which was shut off by police.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:47
Chocolatier Jen Lindsay-Clark makes final adjustments to a life-size chocolate sculpture of actor Benedict Cumberbatch,

Benedict Cumberbatch has been recreated into a life-size chocolate sculpture and he’s going on display at Stratford Westfield City this week.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 16:35
Cllr Ayesha Chowdhury, senior project manager Julian Rodriguez, group development director John Hughes,  Sir Robin Wales, Cllr Ken Clark and managing director Stuart Brodie.  Picture: Richard Townshend

The Mayor of Newham joined two of the borough’s councillors to see the work being done on a Beckton property development.

Newham
Yesterday, 12:04
Peter Smith, the divisional secretary for Newham Teachers' Association, who has called for the abolition of Ofsted

Government policy has caused soaring stress levels among teachers, according to the divisional secretary of Newham Teachers’ Association.

BBC
Yesterday, 10:14
Anthony Palmer

A “persistent” attempted robber who followed his victim from West Ham station in a bid to steal a necklace has been jailed for 10 months.

Most read news

Competitions

Vroom! You could be emmersed in the action at the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship fires into Brands Hatch on 17/18/19 April for one of the most anticipated seasons in recent years as 39 riders are set for two fierce contests on the 1.2 mile Indy circuit.

Read more
Munch on a tasy three course dinner at The Refinery!

“Where to go for a drink near Great Portland Street?” was previously met with blank expressions and shrugs for those local to the area, not anymore, thanks to the opening of The Refinery at Regent’s Place, the eighth bar and restaurant from hugely-successful group Drake & Morgan.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder