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- The man is of black Caribbean origin, aged between 55-65
- 5'9" in height and was of slim build with a fully-grown grey beard
- He was wearing a green jacket, brown trousers and white Tommy Hilfiger trainers
Anyone with information is urged to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40.
– Detective Constable Tony Gittins, British Transport Police
This man must be someone's father, son, brother, uncle, nephew or cousin. It is vital that we can bring closure to his family and inform them as soon as possible.
We have been working closely with the UK Missing Persons Bureau as part of our enquiries to resolve this case and hope that this anniversary will bring to light further information which would assist us greatly in this investigation.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man found by railway tracks 13 years ago. A body was found between Southend East and Southend Central in Essex on Wednesday, 15 November 2000 after officers were alerted by a train driver. A post-mortem failed to establish the cause of death.
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Police have found no evidence of criminal activity after a pensioner in a wheelchair fell onto railway tracks in at Southend Central station.
A railway worker was suspended after helping rescue the disabled woman. The member of station staff along with three other people hauled the wheelchair-bound woman, in her 70s to safety.
A c2c company spokesman has said a railway worker's immediate duty was to stop trains, rather than going to the aid of passengers. It comes after a hearing, which reinstated the employee. He'd been suspended after jumping onto the tracks to save a disabled woman who'd fallen.
– c2c spokesperson
"While the employee helped members of the public to remove the passenger from the track, he accepted his immediate duty was to ensure all trains were stopped.
"This is to protect the safety of all involved, including those who were already on the track aiding the passenger."
A railway worker has thanked the public for their support after he was suspended for jumping onto the tracks to rescue a disabled pensioner. He was helped by three members of the public after the 71-year-old woman fell. The member of staff was reinstated today.
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said after the hearing:
– RMT General Secretary Bob Crow
"This is a victory for common sense. Our member is a hero who should never have been facing the sack for saving a disabled woman from a life-threatening situation."Our member has thanked the union, his work colleagues and the public for all of their support."This incident has shown once again how important station staff are to passenger safety and security."
A railway worker suspended after helping to rescue a wheelchair-bound pensioner who fell onto tracks has been reinstated. The Rail Maritime and Transport union said the customer services assistant working for c2c at Southend will now return to work.
He faced a disciplinary hearing after suggestions he hadn't followed correct health and safety procedures.
There's been a mixed reaction on Twitter to the suspension of a rail worker in Southend who intervened to rescue a disabled woman who fell onto the tracks.
@itvlondon Re: Rail Worker - its human nature to try and help. there are procedures for protection. but the member of staff done well