Passenger dies on London Underground tracks at Turnham Green station

A commuter has died at Turnham Green station, West London, Transport for London announced on Tuesday.

Police were called to the station after receiving reports of a casualty on the tracks in the afternoon.

The station was evacuated while police and ambulance crews attended the scene.

A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said: “British Transport Police were called to Turnham Green Underground station at 2.09pm today following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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“Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Services at the station later resumed after being temporarily suspended.

However, delays continue to be reported on the affected District and Piccadilly lines.

The incident occurred just over two hours after a man was reported to suffer cardiac arrest on a train at South Harrow Station.

Paramedics attended South Harrow Station after 11.50am.

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The station was closed from around 12pm to 1.30pm, during which time no trains were stopping there on the Piccadilly line. The incident also resulted in severe delays.

Piccadilly Line trains through Piccadilly line trains resumed operating on the full line at shortly before 1.20pm before South Harrow station reopened fully around 10 minutes later.

Severe delays continued between Acton Town and Uxbridge. Delays have now been downgraded to minor.

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