02/04/2002

Man hit by Dublin-bound express train

The man who died after being hit by a train on the outskirts of Belfast on Monday has been named by police.

He was Pearse White, 31, from Areema Drive in Dumurry. Mr White died after being struck at a railway crossing in Dunmurry on Monday April 1.

The incident happened at 6.30pm when the man was hit by the Dublin-bound Enterprise train at the Meeting House Lane crossing.

Passengers on board were subsequently bussed to Lisburn before being transferred to another train.

The line was closed while police and Translink, the company that operates Northern Ireland's bus and rail services, investigated the incident.

(AMcE)

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