Man dies after being struck by train near Royston railway station

PUBLISHED: 13:25 16 April 2010 | UPDATED: 13:57 19 May 2010

A MAN has died after being struck by a train near Royston railway station. The incident occurred at about 10.40am this morning, and involved the 10.20am Cambridge to London King s Cross service. A spokesman for British Transport Police said: Officers att

A MAN has died after being struck by a train near Royston railway station.

The incident occurred at about 10.40am this morning, and involved the 10.20am Cambridge to London King's Cross service.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "Officers attended the railway line at Royston railway station after a report that a man had been struck by a train.

"Paramedics from Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The incident is being treated as non-suspicious."

A spokesman for train operator First Capital Connect said the line was closed following the incident, but re-opened at about 12.15pm.

He said he expects there to be residual delays throughout the afternoon, but rush-hour services should not be affected.


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