Woman killed at Knebworth railway station

A WOMAN was killed after falling in front of a train at Knebworth railway station. The incident happened at 7.50pm last night (Thursday). Ambulance crews from Stevenage attended the scene. Spokesman Gary Sanderson said: 'Unfortunately there was nothing

A WOMAN was killed after falling in front of a train at Knebworth railway station.

The incident happened at 7.25pm last night (Thursday), and involved an express train travelling at more than 100mph.

Ambulance crews from Stevenage attended the scene. Spokesman Gary Sanderson said: "Unfortunately there was nothing the crews could do to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

"Our thoughts are with her family at this tragic time."


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A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "The train involved was the 7pm King's Cross to Newcastle rail service.

"The incident was reported to police at 7.25pm and was attended by BTP and Hertfordshire Constabulary. Police are treating the incident as non-suspicious."

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The railway line was handed back to Network Rail at 9.15pm.

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