Police say the child was aged under 10 years. A passenger who said he was on board the 08.41 train from Bedwyn to Paddington said the driver apologised to everyone on board after his train struck the pair.
British Transport Police say a possible murder-suicide is:
Police have been searching the train tracks and studying CCTV at Slough, as well as speaking to a large number of witnesses, both on the train and on the platform.
- Police say they are not looking for anyone else following the deaths of a woman and child at Slough
- British Transport Police has ruled out the involvement of a third party but says the deaths in are still being treated as suspicious
A taxi driver, who did not want to be named, was queuing outside the station when the two people were hit by a train.
Police have confirmed that a woman and a child were killed after being struck by a train at a busy station. British Transport Police say the deaths are being treated as suspicious and investigators are appealing for witnesses to the tragedy in Slough, Berkshire to come forward.
One of the passengers on the train told ITV News: