A person has died on the tracks at Wanstead station. It has now been closed and the Central Line temporarily suspended following the incident. 

The station has been closed since approximately 10.30am this morning (July 31).

Emergency services are on hand to deal with the casualty, and Transport for London (TfL) has said the Central Line is part suspended – between Leytonstone and Hainault via Newbury Park.

British Transport Police confirmed that a person has been pronounced dead at the scene. A spokesman said: “Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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