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Woman killed by train at Springvale

Posted by: Fenella Wagener | 11 March, 2014 - 4:10 PM
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A woman aged in her 70s has been killed after she was hit by a city-bound train.

Police say the woman was trying to cross at the Springvale railway station level crossing when she was struck by the express train about 3pm.

Emergency services were called but the woman died at the scene.

Metro advises commuters to allow extra time getting home tonight.

Buses are replacing trains between Westall and Dandenong on the Cranbourne line.

Any witnesses are being encouraged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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