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FATAL INCIDENT: Delays to Thameslink line between London and St Albans after man hit by train

 Published on: 8th March 2024   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Trains running between London and St Albans were severely delayed this afternoon (Friday, March 8) after Thameslink announced that a man had been fatally hit by a train.

People from West Hampstead Thameslink station were evacuated from the scene, and emergency services attended.

Thameslink posted on social media : “It is with great sadness that we report a person has been hit by a train between West Hampstead Thameslink and Luton. All lines are blocked between these stations whilst the emergency services work to deal with this incident.”

A spokesperson from British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to West Hampstead railway station at around 12.26 pm today (March 8) following reports of a casualty on the tracks. Paramedics also attended however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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