Birchington railway station closed due to ‘police incident’

Emergency services

Emergency services have been called to an incident at Birchington railway station this evening (November 2).

Southeastern has alerted passengers that trains will not stop at the station due to ‘a police incident.’

The station has been closed.

It is understood that British Transport Police were advised a stabbing had taken place at the station, resulting in the decision for a temporary closure.


A British Transport Police spokesman said: ““At 7.45pm on November 2, officers were called to Birchington on Sea station after reports of a man being injured.

“The man was taken to hospital for assessment, his injuries are not believed to be serious. Enquiries are being made to establish to cause of the man’s injuries and whether he was assaulted.”

UPDATE: The station has reopened

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