A person has been hit by a train between Staines and Feltham station.

Emergency services are at the scene attending to the incident which happened on Tuesday morning (March 28) around 10am.

All lines are currently blocked while emergency response teams deal with the incident.

The location of the incident will have a knock on effect as there are only two lines available in the area, South West Trains has said.

Emergency services attend Ashford railway station after person hit by train

Disruptions including delays and cancellations to trains are expected to last until at least 12.30pm.

SWT has apologised for any disruption to people's journey this morning.

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Thank you for joining us since this morning following our updates after a woman was hit by a train at Ashford.

The incident caused problems on the lines between Staines and Feltham.

Our latest on the incident revealed a woman in her 50s was taken to hospital suffering from head injuries where she remains for further treatment.

The latest story can be read here http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/ashford-south-west-trains-incident-12809841

Woman taken to hospital

British Transport Police have confirmed a woman was taken to hospital for her injuries

All clear

Services are operating as normal following this morning’s incident in which a woman was struck by a train at Ashford station

What we know so far...

A woman was hit by a train near Ashford station this morning after 10am.

The lines were blocked between Staines and Feltham as power supply for trains had to be turned off while emergency services attended to the injured female.

Disruptions are expected to last until 2pm.

Read the full story so far here: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/ashford-south-west-trains-incident-12807814

Disruption continues

SWT have said services are still being delayed up to 15 minutes or being revised.

Disruptions on the line between Staines and Feltham are due to continue until 2pm.

Delays of 20 minutes

Train services are returning to normal but some services may still be delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised, according to SWT.

Latest on the incident

Here is the latest information we have on the incident in which a woman was hit by a train.

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/ashford-south-west-trains-incident-12807814

Photo from Feltham station

The scene at Feltham station following the earlier incident today

Feltham station after services disrupted as person hit by train
Feltham station after services disrupted as person hit by train

Disruption until 1pm

All lines have reopened but train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 50 minutes or revised.

This level of disruption is expected until 1pm.

Lines reopened

All lines have now reopened

Train services affected

These are the services affected:


Services between Reading and London Waterloo and services between London Waterloo and Reading will divert via Chertsey and Addlestone where possible.


Services between London Waterloo and Weybridge will be cancelled.

Services between London Waterloo and Windsor and Eton Riverside will terminate at Twickenham.

Services between Windsor and Eton Riverside and London Waterloo will start at Twickenham.

Tickets can be used to travel on Great Western Railway services and on London Underground services on the District and Bakerloo Lines to complete your journey as well as on London Bus services between Staines and Twickenham.

Replacement bus travel

SWT has arranged for replacement bus travel to run between Windsor - Hounslow and Weybridge - Staines.

Power supply to trains turned off

South West Trains has said the power supply to trains has to be turned off to allow emergency services to safely work in the area.

Whilst emergency services are in attendance the lines in the area are blocked to trains, and services are unable to run between these stations.

For the emergency services to safely work on the railway, we need to turn off the power supply to trains.


The area this covers extends as far as Feltham, so we are unable to run trains into this station at this time

British Transport Police confirm woman is hit

A statement from British Transport Police has confirmed a woman has been hit but the extent of her injuries are unknown at this stage.

A BTP spokesperson said: BTP are currently at Ashford (Middlesex) station following reports that a person was struck by a train. Police were alerted shortly after 10.15am.

Officers are on scene alongside paramedics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service who are treating a woman for injuries.

At this stage the severity of her injuries are unknown and paramedics are being supported by the Fire and Rescue Service.

This incident is not being treated as suspicious.”