06 November 2019 18:43
Update: Great Western Railway said disruption is now expected until 6pm. All lines are blocked between London Paddington and Slough due to a person being hit by a train. Great Western Railway (GWR) said trains running to and from both stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 4pm. ⚠️Due to a person being hit by a train between London Paddington and Slough all lines are blocked.
⚠️Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is currently expected until 16:00 — GWR Help (@GWRHelp) 6 November 2019 Chiltern Railway is accepting GWR tickets between Oxford and London Marylebone. South Western Railway is accepting GWR tickets between Reading and London Waterloo. Transport for London is accepting GWR tickets on reasonable London Underground routes. Get the biggest MyWestLondon News stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A person has died after being hit by a train at Hayes and Harlington station.
British Transport Police has confirmed that it was called to the station at around 3pm on Wednesday (November 6) after reports of a "casualty on the track". Paramedics and police rushed to the station, while all TfL Rail services between London Paddington station and Heathrow Airport were suspended. Great Western Railway services from Paddington to Slough were also suspended while paramedics dealt with the situation on the tracks at Hayes and Harlington station, in Station Road, Hayes. However the person was later pronounced dead at the scene. The person's death is not being treated as suspicious. A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "British Transport Police are currently in attendance at Hayes and Harlington station following a report of a casualty on the tracks. "Sadly, a person has been pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is not being treated as suspicious. "Officers are in the process of identifying the person and informing their family." Where to get help if you're struggling You don't have to suffer in silence if you're struggling with your mental health. Here are some groups you can contact when you need help. Samaritans: Phone 116 123, 24 hours a day, or email [email protected], in confidence. Childline: Phone 0800 1111. Calls are free and won't show up on your bill. PAPYRUS: A voluntary organisation supporting suicidal teens and young adults. Phone 0800 068 4141. Depression Alliance: A charity for people with depression. No helpline but offers useful resources and links to other information. Students Against Depression: A website for students who are depressed, have low mood, or are suicidal. Bullying UK: A website for both children and adults affected by bullying. Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): For young men who are feeling unhappy. There's a website and a helpline: 0800 58 58 58. Trains were suspended entirely but began running again at around 4.30pm. Disruption is expected top impact commuters until around 6pm. To see how we reported this developing story on our live blog below, follow our live blog.