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Marble Arch police incident: Person dies after being hit by train on Central line

The station is closed while emergency services are in attendance

A person was struck by a train at Marble Arch tube station(Image: Google)

A person is believed to have been struck by a train at Marble Arch tube station.

British Transport Police confirmed they were in attendance at the Central Line station on Monday (September 25) at around 2pm.

They responded to calls alongside London Ambulance Service, who are also on the scene of the incident.

Marble Arch station is closed and services are suspended.

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Time to bid you farewell

With the return to a good service on the line following the tragedy earlier today, we’ll bring this blog to a close.

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Back to normal

Minor delays on Central line

TfL has downgraded its delays on the Central line from ‘Severe’ to ‘Minor’.

No details of victim

British Transport Police has yet to provide any information on the person who died on the tracks at Marble Arch.

Details such as age and gender have not been released yet.

Officers said earlier today that they were trying to identify the victim and trace next of kin

Still severe delays

As we near the evening rush hour, TfL is still reporting severe delays on the Central line.

What we know so far...

Click here to read everything we know so far about the fatality at Marble Arch this afternoon.

Central line and Marble Arch reopen

TfL has told getwestlondon that trains are once again stopping at Marble Arch station, and that the part-suspension has been lifted.

However, passengers are warned of severe delays

Marble Arch Station closed

Tickets being accepted on buses

As a result of the delays, TfL say tickets will be valid on local buses, Chiltern Railways, Great Western Rail and Greater Anglia.

TfL's map showing severe delays

There is no eastbound service between White City and Liverpool Street, with the rest of the Central line running to severe delays(Image: TfL)

The tragic incident is having a predictable impact on Central line trains.

TfL report there is no eastbound service between White City and Liverpool Street, while the rest of the line is facing severe delays.

'Not suspicious'

BTP added that the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Its officers are now working to establish the person’s identity and inform their family.

A file will also be prepared for the coroner.

British Transport Police statement

In a statement, BTP say it was called to reports of a person struck by a train at 1.54pm on Monday afternoon.

Its officers attended along with members of the London Ambulance Service but the person was pronounced dead at the scene

Police dealing with 'fatal' incident

British Transport Police has put out a statement saying a person has been struck and killed by a train at Marble Arch

'Person under train'

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that there is a ‘person under train’ on the Central line at Marble Arch.

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