Kent

Woman hit by train at Birchington-on-Sea station

A woman is being treated in hospital after being hit by a train at Kent railway station.

British Transport Police (BTP) said the woman was injured when she was struck by a London Victoria to Ramsgate service at Birchington-on-Sea station.

The line was closed for about 40 minutes following the incident at about 18:40 BST on Saturday.

A BTP spokesman said her injuries were not life-threatening and the incident was not being treated as suspicious.