Man dies after being struck by train at Cherry Orchard

Gardai in Ballyfermot are investigating the sudden death of a man on the Cherry Orchard railway line on Monday evening after he was struck by a train.

Services in and out of Heuston Station were suspended last night as emergency services dealt with the incident.

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Several units from Dublin Fire Brigade and members of An Garda Siochana attended the scene, with the tracks remaining closed until the early hours of this morning.

Last night Iarnrod Eireann said emergency services had taken control of the scene, with trains scheduled to terminate at Heuston Station re-routed to Adamstown.

In statement to Echo.ie, a garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí in Ballyfermot are investigating a sudden death which occurred on the Cherry Orchards Railway line.

“A man in his forties was fatally injured when he was struck by a train."

Investigations are ongoing.

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