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A person has sadly died after being hit by train Near Gatwick

A person has sadly died after being hit by train Near Gatwick

Just after 08:30 this morning it was reported a train had stuck a person  between Salfords and Earlswood.

All lines were blocked betwen Redhill and Gatwick  whist Emergency attended the scene.

A BTP Spokesperson said have confirmed the sad news that a person has died they went on to say ” The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

Southern Rail have said

All lines have reopened following a person being hit by a train between Gatwick Airport and East Croydon. Train services running between these stations may still be cancelled or delayed.

Disruption is expected until 16:00.

If you’ve been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to. You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.

In line with government advice if it is necessary for you to travel, you must practice social distancing. Plan ahead, consider others and stay safe. More information can be found at nationalrail.co.uk/coronavirus