Railway worker suspended for saving woman from tracks

A railway worker based at Southend has been suspended after helping to rescue a disabled woman who fell on to a train track.

It happened at Southend's Central station. Rail operator c2c say they are investigating whether the worker broke health and safety rules - the rail workers' union have called his suspension diabolical.

How the woman ended up on the tracks is the subject of a separate investigation.

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Rail worker suspended

A railway worker based at Southend has been suspended after helping to rescue a disabled woman who fell on to a train track.