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Woman killed in rush-hour Tube train horror

PUBLISHED: 17:20 25 June 2008 | UPDATED: 13:23 05 October 2010

A WOMAN passenger was killed during Monday morning’s peak rush-hour at Mile End Underground station. She fell in front of an eastbound Central Line train at about 8am. Train services on the Central were immediately halted, causing chaos for thousands of commuters right back as the West End

A WOMAN passenger was killed during Monday morning's peak rush-hour at Mile End Underground station.

She fell in front of an eastbound Central Line train at about 8am.

Train services on the Central were immediately halted, causing chaos for thousands of commuters right back as the West End.

Transport police say there was no-one else involved and the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Fire crews were called in by rescue teams to reach the woman trapped under the train.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Several hundred passengers had to be evacuated from the train at Mile End more from the following train at Bethnal Green.

Services were disrupted for most of the morning.


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