29/11/2007

Railway Worker Killed

An investigation is underway today after a railway worker was fatally injured by a train, near Reading station, in Berkshire.

British Transport Police said the incident happened at about 5am with their investigation to establish the cause already under way.

A full British Transport Police and Rail Accident Investigator branch formal inquiry is to be conducted.

Meanwhile, trains from Reading to London, Slough, Windsor and Eton have been delayed but services are running.

Only one of the two tracks to London Paddington is available between Reading and Twyford and there are delays of up to 30 minutes.

(BMcC)




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