Connect with us

Horoscope

Trains in and out of Euston station cancelled after ‘incident’

Published

on

Commuters are facing serious disruption during this morning’s rush hour (Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

Commuters are facing serious disruptions after someone was hit and killed by a train forcing Euston to cancel journeys.

The person was struck on the tracks between Watford Junction and Bushey stations.

All mainline services, including to and from Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, have been suspended in and out of Euston Station.

National Rail said: ‘Emergency services dealing with an incident between Watford Junction and Bushey means trains running between Watford Junction and London Euston these stations may be severely delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised.’

They added the disruptions are expected to last until 1pm.

British Transport Police said: ‘Officers were called to the line near Watford Junction railway station at 6.04am today to reports of a casualty on the tracks.

‘Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances leading up to their death.’



Which routes have been affected by Euston train cancellations?

Avanti West Coast between Blackpool North/Edinburgh/Liverpool Lime Street/Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston

London Northwestern Railway between Birmingham New Street/Coventry/Bletchley/Milton Keynes Central and London Euston

Southern between Watford Junction and Clapham Junction/East Croydon

Euston Station wrote on X: ‘Mainline services are suspended in and out of Euston. This is due to the emergency services attending an incident.

‘Disruption is likely to last into the morning.’

A number of severe delays have also been reported across Transport for London.



Latest London news

To get the latest news from the capital visit Metro.co.uk’s London news hub.

This includes the DLR and the Piccadilly Line.

This is a developing news story, more to follow soon… Check back shortly for further updates.

Got a story? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. Or you can submit your videos and pictures here.

For more stories like this, check our news page.

Follow Metro.co.uk on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news updates. You can now also get Metro.co.uk articles sent straight to your device. Sign up for our daily push alerts here.


MORE : Army confirms fate of horses that ran through London (and it wasn’t a glue factory)


MORE : Man dies after being stabbed in a fight in central London


MORE : This UK coffee shop has just been declared one of the ‘world’s greatest’

Continue Reading