Search

Tube services suspended due to person under train

16:49 10 April 2014

Services are currently suspended

Services are currently suspended

Archant

Update: District and Hammersmith and City services are suspended after a woman went underneath a train at Barking.

The District line has severe delays between Tower Hill and Upminster, while the Hammersmith and City line suspended trains between Moorgate and Barking.

A spokesman for British Transport Police confirmed they and the London Fire Brigade were called out at 4.19pm to reports of a woman who had gone underneath a District line train.

London Ambulance Service treated the woman and took her to hospital.

c2c announced they would transport London Underground passengers between Fenchurch Street and Upminster, while buses will accept tickets on any reasonable route.

Barking station is currently being operated with an exit-only policy, while eastbound District line trains are not stopping there.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Firefighters on strike at East Ham Fire Station last year

Firefighters are now on strike as part of a long-running dispute with the government over pension reforms.

Brenda Lawley selling poppies  in Morrisons Stratford (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Step into a station, supermarket or shopping centre in the two weeks leading up to Remembrance Day and chances are you’ll come across a poppy seller.

A computer-generated image of the phase two development from Barking Road

Months before its completion, the second phase of a major housing development has sold all of its homes.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Most read news

“Space is hard and today was a tough day.”

One pilot is dead and another seriously injured after the craft exploded over the Mojave desert.

One pilot has died and another is seriously injured after a rocket belonging to billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture crashed during a test flight. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket came down in the Mojave Desert in California. An eyewitness reported that the craft exploded in flight after ignition. A Virgin Galactic spokesman said the […]

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition