Man killed on Grantham railway line identified

A man who was hit by a train on the East Coast railway line near Peascliffe tunnel, Grantham, has been identified as Robert Roy Poole, of Bingham. He was 51.

The incident happened on Monday afternoon near the railway bridge on Belton Lane. The coroner’s office said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Poole’s death and British Transport Police were continuing with their inquiries. A post mortem is due to take place today.