– BTP STATEMENT
BTP officers were called to Riddlesdown rail station in Purley on Friday, 22 March after a report that a woman and a child had been struck by a train.
The incident was reported to BTP at 8.29am and was also attended by Metropolitan Police officers.
Medics from the London Ambulance Service also attended, but a woman and a child were declared dead at the scene.
The station has been temporarily closed while officers and medics deal with the incident.
A woman and a child who have died after being hit by a train in south London this morning have been named as Donna Oettinger, 41, and her three-year-old son Zachary.