Person dies after being hit by train at Sussex railway station

British Transport Police officers were called to the scene, according to Network Rail
British Transport Police officers were called to the scene, according to Network Rail

A person has died after being hit by a train at a Sussex railway station.

A spokesman for Network Rail said the incident happened at Hampden Park at 1.03am on Saturday (December 8).

The spokesman confirmed a person was hit by a train.

After the incident, all 60 people on board the Southern train were evacuated onto the platform at Hampden Park, the spokesman said.

The Network Rail spokesman added: “There was one carriage which was level with the platform so the police were able to evacuate the train quite easily.”

British Transport Police has been approached for comment.