Another station suicide

Man seen 'purposefully' walking onto tracks.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious as the man, described as white and between 30 and 50-years-old, was seen walking on to the tracks from platform two.

A British Transport Police representative said, "We will be working on getting some statements for the inquest but we are not dealing with it as a crime."

In August this year Battersea woman Christine Johnson, 45, was killed while crossing between platforms two and three.


I was on the station that night too, at the actual moment of impact. Frightening. Very very scary. It really got to me. Will this kind of thing happen more often at Surbiton now with two in less than four of months? I hope not, for EVERYBODY'S sake. RIP.

Saw the aftermath too. Absolutely frightening and shocking. I have no idea how train drivers, station workers, the ambulance service and police cope with having to deal with this kind of thing.

I also saw several people walking along the platform to get a closer look (I was on the opposite platform) - incredibly weird.

I saw the aftermath, it was absolutely horrific... Condolences to his family, friends and the poor people who had to clean up the mess.

It's a sad state of affairs. We'll no doubt see more of this.

However, as it was purposeful, not being in the rush hour was a good thing. However, nothing of this is actually positive.

The people that have to see the remains, the people that have to clear up .. and, especially, the friends and family who have to live with this.

Maybe something could come of good from this? Perhaps supporting the Samaritans or the like?

Man, this really sucks. Two in one year.

My thoughts go out to the drivers, the families and also whoever had to deal with the aftermath.

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