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Person in hospital after being hit by train at Bayford

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Published:
2:51 PM April 22, 2022

Updated:
4:29 PM April 22, 2022

A person has been taken to hospital after being hit by a train at Bayford.

Great Northern suspended its trains between Hertford North and Alexandra Palace at around 2.35pm today (Friday, April 22) as a result of the incident.

British Transport Police was called to the scene.

A spokesperson for the force said: “British Transport Police was called to Bayford station at 2.34pm today following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended and a person has been taken to hospital for treatment.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

The line reopened at around 3.40pm.

During the incident, Great Northern urged passengers not to travel on trains between Stevenage and Gordon Hill.

Passengers faced delays of up to 60 minutes, the company said.

A Great Northern spokesperson said at the time: “The emergency services are currently attending to an incident between Hertford North and Alexandra Palace.

“Please consider delaying travel between Gordon Hill and Hertford North this afternoon.”

Rail replacement buses are due to arrive at Stevenage at 4pm, the company said.

If you are affected by this incident and would like mental health help and support, you can call the NHS on 111 and press option 2 for the 24/7 first response service. Alternatively, contact a Samaritan on 116 123 or via email at [email protected]

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