Person killed after being hit by train at Penge East station

A person has been killed after they were hit by a train in Penge today.

British Transport Police were called to the Penge East Station at 11.50am after reports of a casualty.

They said the death is non suspicious.

A spokeswoman for BTP said: “Shortly after 11.50am today (17 April) British Transport Police were called to the line close to Penge East station following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Officers attended the scene, alongside paramedics however a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious.

“Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

There is significant disruption between Brixton and Beckenham Junction.

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