A man has died after he was hit by a train near his home in the south-west of England, the Ministry of Justice said.
James E Burdrick, 45, was travelling from his home near St Albans in Berkshire to his job in an energy company when he was struck by the train on the Foyles line at approximately 10:40 GMT on Wednesday, a Met Police statement said.
The Met said Mr Burdack was airlifted to hospital in the area of St Albons Wood and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr Buddick’s wife and daughter were among those on the train when the collision happened.
Mr and Mrs Burdicks family said in a statement that they were “devastated and heartbroken” by the loss of their husband.
A Met Police spokesman said: “The incident happened on a section of the Foyle service where a man was killed and two other people were injured.”
We can confirm that there is a man who died in the collision.
“The Foyle Line has an average speed of 37mph and a speed limit of 30mph.
The spokesman added: “A male has been arrested in connection with the collision.
He is currently being questioned by officers.
“The Metropolitan Police said that it was also seeking two other men aged 35 and 36 who were travelling on the same train, one of whom was reported missing.
They are described as white, between 18 and 20 years old, 5ft 7in tall, wearing a black hooded top and black trousers.
Read more from BBC Radio Berkshire The incident has sparked concern over the safety of the railway.
Met Chief Constable Chris Bolton said: “The incident is not believed to be suspicious, but we are looking into it.”
The incident was not thought to be random and the train had not been inspected for the incident.
The train was stopped by staff at the station at the time and was not at a fault, the Met Police said.
Met Police spokesman Andy Broughton said: “The circumstances of this incident are still under investigation.
We will not be making any further comment at this stage.
“Mr Burden had been travelling with his wife and two children when he went missing, his wife said.
We were in our car at the stop when the train came along, it was just a terrible feeling, we were all very shaken up,” he said.