Man dies after being hit by a train in Stafford


A man has died at Stafford train station after being hit by a train.

Emergency services were called to the station shortly before 12.30pm after reports that someone had been struck by a train.

A spokesperson for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called by the police just before just before 12.30pm to Stafford Railway Station, Station Road, to reports of a pedestrian who had been in collision with a train.

“Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer attended and sadly confirmed a man had died at the scene.”

Train lines have now been reopened with delays of up to 30 minutes possible.

National Rail expect normal service to resume at 3pm.


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