Woman dies after being hit by train in Glasgow

Trains: Services were affected on Wednesday morning
Trains: Services were affected on Wednesday morning

A woman has died after being struck by a train near Cardonald station in Glasgow. 

British Transport Police and Strathclyde Police officers were called to the station just before 9am on Wednesday.

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

The death is currently being treated as non-suspicious and enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the woman and inform her family.

The train involved was the 8.45am Glasgow Central to Largs service. 

All trains between Paisley Gilmour Street and Glasgow Central were affected following the incident.

Passengers were advised to make alternative arrangements if travelling to or from Cardonald, Hillington East or Hillington West stations.

Services from Ayr, Largs, Ardrossan, Gourock and Wemyss Bay were terminating at Paisley Gilmour Street and restarting there where possible.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Cardonald rail station, Glasgow, on Wednesday, 4 March following the report of a woman being struck by a train.

“BTP and Strathclyde Police officers attended the incident which was reported to BTP at 8.58am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Paramedics from Scottish Ambulance Service also attended, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the woman and inform her family.

“A file will be prepared for the procurator fiscal.”

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