Trains halted at Eltham as passenger jumps on track to collect money

Trains were halted through Eltham earlier this evening after a passenger jumped onto tracks to pick up some money.

An approaching driver had to be relieved due to the stress of almost hitting the passenger.

According to Southeastern: “The trespasser on the line at Eltham had apparently gone on to the tracks to retrieve some cash.

This has caused distress to our driver so we’re arranging for relief for them to move the train.

Trains can’t run on the Bexleyheath Line towards Barnehurst”.


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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

One thought on “Trains halted at Eltham as passenger jumps on track to collect money

  • July 17, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    That trespasser must be mentally unbalanced and is in need of psychiatric assessment. The poor driver may never recover.


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