Man killed after being struck by train in Royston

14:23 23 April 2012

A MAN has died after being struck by a train at a Royston crossing.

British Transport Police are currently working to identify him and inform his next of kin.

The incident took place just after 12.30pm at the Ivy Farm foot crossing and is currently not being seen as suspicious.

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: “I can confirm that officers attended Ivy Farm foot crossing, Baldock road, Royston on Monday, 23 April following reports of a man being hit by a train.

“Paramedics from East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are working to establish the identity of the man and inform his next of kin.

“A file will now be prepared for the coroner.”

Trains were halted after the 11.45 Kings Cross to Kings Lynn service hit the man.

The track was handed back to Network Rail at 1.28pm.

0 comments

15:51
A planning application has been submitted for approximately 200 homes in Melbourn.

An application has now been submitted for around 200 new homes to be built off New Road in Melbourn.

The fire at Bridgefoot Quarry is expected to burn for the next seven days.

A county councillor has claimed that the large wood recycling plant near Melbourn which continues to burn out is a drain on the public purse.

08:31
Back row left to right Don's daughter-in-law Lee Ann West, Melbourn county councillor Susan van de Ven and Melbourn district councillor Val Barrett. Front row Southwell Court resident Don West and Melbourn district councillor Jose Hales.

The group which is closing a care home in Melbourn has been accused of dishonest behaviour by concerned councillors.

06:49
Sean Williamson as Abanazer

The costumes are ready, the cast is rehearsed, and tomorrow night the curtain goes up on this year’s panto production at Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre.

”North

Most read stories

E-edition