Rail services delayed after person hit by train at Radlett station (From St Albans & Harpenden Review)
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Rail services delayed after person hit by train at Radlett station
A person has died after being hit by a train at Radlett station this afternoon.
The incident happened at around 3pm and emergency services are still on the scene.
Olivia Finucaine, from Hertfordshire Constabulary, said: "We received a call at 3.05pm after someone was hit by a train.
"The train stopped south of the station and British Transport Police are in attendance."
Roger Perkins a spokesman for First Capital Connect said: "There is no service on any of the lines going towards Radlett, and all trains are at a complete standstill while emergency services deal with the incident.
"Our message to passengers is that services could be delayed by up to 80 minutes, and the delays are expected to affect the rush hour.
"At this stage we cannot say when normal service will resume.
"Tickets are valid on all reasonable routes."
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: "BTP officers were called to Radlett station following a report that a person had been struck by a train.
"Officers from BTP and Hertfordshire Constabulary attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 3.03pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.
"Medics from East of England Ambulance Service also attended, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the person’s identity and inform their family.
"A file will be prepared for the coroner."
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