Man dies after being hit by train at Cosham train station

March 1962 and a naval rating signals Halt to more conventional traffic as the Saunders-Roe SRN1 crosses the seafront at Lee-on-the-Solent and returns to HMS Ariel, now the site of the Hovercraft Museum. Roles such as anti-submarine warfare, air-sea rescue and mine countermeasures were foreseen.						                                Pictures courtesy Amberley Publishing

Spotlight hovers over Lee-on-the-Solent museum

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A MAN has died after being struck by a train at Cosham station.

The incident was reported to British Transport Police at 8.45pm and is not being treated as suspicious.

National Rail has said there is now a delay of around an hour on routes between Portsmouth Harbour, Havant and Fareham.

Medics from the local ambulance service attended and the victim was rescued from under the 9pm train heading to London Victoria from Southampton.

He was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, where he was ponounced dead.

A file will be prepared for the coroner.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: ‘BTP officers were called to the line close to Cosham on Wednesday, June 18, after a report that a person had been struck by a train.’

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