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Author Topic: Delays between Marylebone & West Ruislip after man killed by train (20 Oct 2014)  (Read 2419 times)
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« on: October 20, 2014, 08:27:07 pm »

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Delays between Marylebone & West Ruislip after man killed by train at Sudbury Hill

A man was killed after he was hit by a train at Sudbury Hill in Harrow this afternoon.

British Transport Police said: ^Our officers were called to Sudbury Hill Harrow station shortly before 2.30pm on Monday October 20, after a report that a person had been struck by a train. Colleagues from London Ambulance Service also attended and a man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are currently working to identify the deceased and inform their family. The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.^

The incident means that Chiltern Railways trains between London Marylebone and Banbury / Aylesbury / Birmingham Snow Hill are running up to an hour late. Disruption is expected to last until 5.30pm.

Passengers carrying tickets for these services may use First Great Western trains and London Midland trains on any reasonable route, and Virgin Trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street.
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William Huskisson MP (Member of Parliament) was the first person to be killed by a train while crossing the tracks, in 1830.  Many more have died in the same way since then.  Don't take a chance: stop, look, listen.

"Level crossings are safe, unless they are used in an unsafe manner."  Discuss.
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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2014, 08:46:20 pm »

Delays remained until well after 1900....
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