British Transport Police

A 15-year-old girl died after being hit by a train in Lincoln, but police said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Officers were called to a casualty on the tracks in Lincoln at 3.49pm on Friday, January 8.

Paramedics also attended the scene, but the teenager was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Rail services between Lincoln Central and Sleaford were disrupted.

Trains were unable to run between Lincoln Central and Peterborough via Sleaford, with disruption caused until the early hours of the evening.


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British Transport Police are looking for a group of men who started a brawl while on board a train travelling through Lincolnshire.

At just before 10pm on Saturday, October 24, a group of men began fighting inside the train carriage as it travelled between Saxilby and Gainsborough Lea Road.

The brawl caused significant disruption to other passengers and police are hoping to find the suspects involved.

CCTV images have been released in connection with the incident, and officers are appealing to anyone who can help identify the men.

If you recognise them or have any information, contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 405040, quoting incident 607 of October 24.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

A man was allegedly punched, kicked and thrown onto the train tracks during a violent assault at Grimsby railway station.

The man was sitting on the platform when he was approached by two other men at around 7.15pm on Tuesday, July 21.

It is reported that one of the men started to kick and punch the man before throwing him onto the tracks, where he hit his head on the rail.

The victim managed to get back on the platform, but the two men continued to threaten him and throw stones towards him.

Investigating officers from British Transport released a CCTV image on August 21 of two men they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

They believe the men may have information that could help with their investigation.

Anyone who recognises the men should contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference number 2000050085. Alternatively, it can be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.