Delays after person hit by train in Slough

Delays after person hit by train in Slough

Paul Miles

A person has been hit by a train between Slough and Maidenhead, First Great Western have said.

A message tweeted from its Twitter account at about 11.30am warned delays are expected on services running between Maidenhead and London Paddington stations.

It added: "A person has been hit by a train at Slough meaning trains may be delayed or cancelled. Updates to follow shortly."

Writing on Twitter Gareth Rutter said: "Just seen someone throw themselves under a high speed train at slough station."

Jack Smith tweeted: @FGW @fgwkmc fatality in the Slough area. Please let's pause to reflect and think of those affected - family, friends, train crew.

A spokesman from First Great Western confirmed there has been 'an incident' at Slough train station and services to and from Slough could be be delayed or be cancelled at short notice.

It was unable to provide furthur details.

British Transport Police also confirmed they are attending the scene.

  •  South West Trains are now accepting tickets from Reading to Waterloo and London Underground are accepting tickets to London Paddington from there.
  • National Rail are tweeting there will be delays to and from Slough train station until 3.15pm today.
  • The service between Slough and Windsor & Eton Central has now been suspended until furthur notice.

Updates to follow.

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