Fatality at St Albans station - UPDATE

ST ALBANS City Station is currently closed, following a fatality on the Thameslink line this morning (Thursday).

Emergency services were called to the scene shorty after 9.50am, following reports of a man being struck by a train.

He was prounounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “Officers are currently working to establish the man’s identity and inform his next of kin.

“The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”


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The train involved was the Lincoln Central to St Pancras service.

The station was evactuated and all lines are currently blocked, but replacement bus services have been put in place.

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