Person Fatally Struck by Train at Beckenham Junction Railway Station, Causing Delays Across Kent

Person Fatally Struck by Train at Beckenham Junction Railway Station, Causing Delays Across Kent

A tragic incident occurred yesterday evening when a person was struck by a train between London Victoria and Bromley South railway stations. Emergency services responded to a call at Beckenham Junction railway station, where a casualty was reported on the tracks.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, the individual sadly passed away at the scene. The incident caused disruptions in train services across Kent, as all trains between London Victoria and Bromley were delayed.

According to a spokesperson from the transport police, officers were alerted to the incident just before 6pm. They arrived at the station along with paramedics, but unfortunately, the person could not be saved.

Authorities have confirmed that the incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner. The identity of the deceased has not been released at this time.

In a separate incident, a man was hospitalized after falling head-first between a train and the platform at Sittingbourne train station. Emergency services were called at around 3:45pm and power to the lines towards Faversham and Sheerness was switched off to allow for a safe response.

Details about the man’s condition have not been disclosed, but it is reported that he sustained head injuries. Our thoughts go out to both individuals involved in these tragic incidents and their loved ones.

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