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BREAKING: Person hit by train near Maidstone

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

A PERSON has been hit by a train at West Malling railway station.

There are no trains running on the Maidstone East line at present and replacement buses are expected to be running between Swanley, Maidstone East and Ashford International from approximately 14:00.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "British Transport Police were called to West Malling railway station at 12.45pm today (02/12) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended and a person has been taken to a local hospital.

"This incident is not being treated as suspicious." 

A Southeastern spokesman said: "A person has been hit by a train, affecting Maidstone East line services. Emergency services are on site.

"There are no trains running on the Maidstone East line at present.

"Replacement buses are expected to be running between Swanley, Maidstone East and Ashford International from approximately 14:00.

You may use your ticket on London Underground services between Southeastern London terminal stations to help you complete your journey at no extra charge." 

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