Engineer killed while working on travelator at London Waterloo station
Friday, September 20, 2019
Very early Wednesday morning, an engineer was killed while working at British capital London. Emergency services received the call at about 2:20 a.m. local time (0120 ), according to British Transport Police (BTP), but the man was found dead at the scene. He was working on a — a moving walkway — at the station when the incident occurred.in the
Waterloo station is in central London and is part of the London Underground mass transit system. and were the first responders and already there when BTP arrived, by BTP's report. The man was a 44-year-old contract worker from , England.
The travelator allows passengers to transfer between theand lines of the Underground. (TfL) told morning passengers to take a longer way around instead of the travelator.
BTP started an investigation of the death, which they treated as not suspicious but unexplained. Detective Inspector Darren Gough said, "This is a truly tragic incident, and our deepest condolences are with the man’s family." An official from TfL stated: "We are working with colleagues in the British Transport Police following an incident at Waterloo station in the early hours of this morning."
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