Glasgow & West Scotland

Man killed by train at Govan Subway Station

Subway carriage
Image caption Emergency services attended but the man died at the scene

A man has been killed by a train at Govan Subway Station on the south side of Glasgow.

The incident, which is being described by British Transport Police as "non suspicious" happened at about 0910 BST on Wednesday.

Emergency services were called but the man died at the scene. Subway services were suspended for four hours and have since resumed.

Shuttle bus services were in operation while the network was closed.

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said: "BTP officers attended the line close to Govan Subway Station, Glasgow, on Wednesday, 29 June after a report that a man had been struck by a train.

"Officers from BTP and Strathclyde Police attended the incident, which was reported to police at 9.12am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

Services resume

"Paramedics from the Scottish Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are currently at the scene and inquiries are ongoing to establish the man's identity and inform next of kin.

"A report will be sent to the local procurator fiscal."

A spokeswoman for Strathclyde Partnership for Transport said: "We are all saddened by the death of a man at Govan Subway Station this morning and our thoughts are with his family.

"All subway services were suspended shortly after 9am as a result.

"Passengers were directed to shuttle services from 11am, with trains running between some stations and buses organised to fill in the gaps. A normal service resumed at 1pm."

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