Sunday, 8 April 2018

Double tragedy at Marston Green Railway Station

BRITISH Transport Police have said two deaths reported at Marston Green Railway Station in the space of a few hours are being treated as separate incidents.
The first person was struck by a train at around 5pm on Thursday (April 5), with a second fatality reported at the station some three hours later. Neither individual has been named.
Officers have confirmed that neither death is being treated as suspicious and the cases have been referred to the Birmingham and Solihull Coroner.
A British Transport Police spokesman said: "Officers are making a number of enquiries into both these incidents."
The emergency response caused major disruption to train services, with operators confirming that the lines had reopened at around 9.30pm. Journeys to Birmingham New Street, Coventry and London Euston were among those affected.

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