04:00PM, Tuesday 25 October 2016
Trains running to and from London Paddington are delayed after a person was hit by a train between Slough and Reading.
Great Western Railway tweeted to say the lines were closed to deal with the incident at Twyford, but two lines through the station have now been reopened.
It has has said there are delays of 90 minutes, which are expected to last until 6.30pm.
Delays to/from London Paddington as a person has been hit by a train between Slough and Reading.— GWR Help (@GWRHelp) October 25, 2016
Update 4.47pm: British Transport Police has released this statement: “We have been called to Twyford station after reports that a person was struck by a train. Police were alerted just after 3.45pm.
“Officers are on scene alongside paramedics from South Central Ambulance Service, however a person has sadly been pronounced dead.
“We are now working to identify the person and inform their family. This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
Top Ten Articles
A devastated brother hopes to raise awareness of genetic cancer risk after losing his father, brother and twin sister to pancreatic cancer.