Trains in and out of London Euston suspended after fatality on tracks

5 June 2024, 09:20 | Updated: 5 June 2024, 09:23

Huge crowds at London Euston railway station concourse looking at the departure boards (file image)
Huge crowds at London Euston railway station concourse looking at the departure boards (file image). Picture: Alamy

By Christian Oliver

Rail services in and out of London Euston have been suspended due to a fatality on tracks in Hertfordshire.

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National Rail Enquiries said the incident is affecting passengers travelling with Avanti West Coast, London Northwestern Railway and Southern.

Disruption is expected to continue until 10am while emergency services deal with the fatality.

Avanti West Coast runs long-distance services between Euston and Glasgow on the West Coast Main Line, with branches to locations such as Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and North Wales.

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British Transport Police said it received a report of a casualty on tracks near Watford Junction station, Hertfordshire at 6.04am on Wednesday.

Paramedics attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Affected passengers are able to use tickets on some alternative routes.

Road transport is also being provided in some areas.

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