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Oxford Street station evacuated after person hit and killed by train

British Transport Police confirmed a person sadly died at the scene on Wednesday afternoon (October 4)

A person has sadly died after they were struck by a train at Oxford Circus station.

British Transport Police (BTP) officers were called at around 2.20pm on Wednesday (October 4).

London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade also attended the scene after the person was hit by a westbound Central Line train.

Oxford Street station is closed and passengers have been evacuated.

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Sad events of today

A man has sadly died after being hit by a train at Oxford Street station.


Paramedics arrived withing four minutes but the male had died at the scene.


Here is footage of emergency services at the scene




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Good service

A good service is now operating on the entire Central Line.



Man died at the scene

A man has died after being hit by a train at Oxford Circus station, British Transport Police confirmed.


The incident happened at around 2.20pm, westbound, on the Central Line.


Sadly the male could not be saved.


The incident is not being treated as suspicious, BTP said.


Read the full story here: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/oxford-street-incident-man-killed-13718029

Minor delays

There are now minor delays on the Central Line.


TfL has changed its status from severe to ‘minor delays’.


Its website states: ‘Minor delays due to an earlier customer incident.’

Trains are not stopping at Oxford Circus and there are severe delays

Buses are back to their usual line of route

Buses were earlier placed on divert following the incident.

Passers-by describe the scene outside the station as 'chaos'

Officers are working to identify the person

A British Transport Police spokesman said:

“Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Footage shows emergency services at scene after incident


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