Berkshire

Rail delays through Reading after man hit by train

Crowthorne station Image copyright Ben Brooksbank
Image caption A man has suffered life-threatening and life-changing injuries aftter being hit by a train near Crowthorne station

Rail passengers faced delays when a man was hit by a train at Crowthorne, near Reading.

Great Western Railway (GWR) services were suspended between Guildford and Reading shortly after 06:15 BST.

The man suffered life-threatening and life-changing injuries when he was struck near Wellington College, South Central Ambulance said.

GWR said passengers faced delays of up to an hour before services resumed with some residual disruption.

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