Published: 14:10, 07 August 2014 |
Updated: 14:48, 07 August 2014
“The incident was very distressing for the driver and we made sure that he received the care he needed as quickly as possible.”
No train ran through the village until 6pm and a replacement bus service escorted passengers to Paddock Wood station.
Disruption was also experienced on the entire line between Ashford International and Tonbridge.
Replacement buses were sent to all stations, including Marden and Headcorn.
Standard tickets were are also accepted on the high-speed service from Ashford International.
Trains were able to serve the stations, with the exception of Staplehurst, from 3pm although some were diverted through Maidstone East.
A witness said at least 10 police attended the station, as did Kent Fire and Rescue Service.
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