Police confirm death of woman hit by a train as delays on Great Northern line continue
- Credit: Archant
There are delays on Great Northern services travelling through Royston of up to an hour after a woman was hit by a train near Stevenage railway station this afternoon and sadly died.
Police, ambulance crews and an air ambulance were called just after 1.30pm after reports that a woman had been hit by a train.
It is believed the woman fell from Julians Road in Stevenage and onto the tracks below.
A spokeswoman for the BTP said: “Officers from BTP, Hertfordshire Constabulary and paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service attended where a woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
“Officers are currently working to identify the woman and inform her family.
You may also want to watch:
“At this stage, this incident is being treated as unexplained.”
All lines on the Great Northern service have reopened but major delays of up to 60 minutes to journeys between London King’s Cross and Peterborough/Cambridge are expected to continue until at least 4.45pm.
- 1 Pupils celebrate all things Roald Dahl with 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day
- 2 'Father' found guilty of murdering his teenage daughter
- 3 Nail bars and car washes targeted in modern day slavery checks
- 4 Kevin’s powerful testimony challenges us to #DoTheRightThing
- 5 Cambridge Country Show promises 'something for everybody'
- 6 Suspected arsonist held after health centre fire
- 7 Constituency boundary review - have you had your say?
- 8 Royston Museum finally set to reopen to families
- 9 Arrests made in connection with large-scale money laundering operation
- 10 Where to get a walk-in Covid-19 vaccine in Cambridgeshire this weekend
Update: Delays are expected until 7pm.