Brisbane Woman Dies After Tragic Train Accident
A woman has died after being struck by a train east of Brisbane.
Train services were immediately suspended about 5.10pm on Tuesday when the 70-year-old woman was struck at the Kianawah Road level crossing at Lindum Station, a Queensland Rail spokeswoman told AAP in a statement.
CLEVELAND LINE: Please be advised, services are suspended in both directions from Murarrie-Manly stations due to an incident requiring emergency services. Alternate transport is being arranged to convey customers between the affected stations, however major delays are expected.— Queensland Rail (@QueenslandRail) February 26, 2019
UPDATE: Please be advised that bus services are now in operation between Murarrie and Manly stations. A train shuttle service is also in operation, conveying customers between Manly and Cleveland stations. We remain online and available to assist with customer enquiries.— Queensland Rail (@QueenslandRail) February 26, 2019
"This is an absolutely tragic incident and our thoughts go out to the woman's family," the spokeswoman said.
It's believed the incident was an accident.
The woman died at the scene, Queensland Police said in a statement.
Queensland Rail will conduct an investigation into the incident.