Woman, child die after being hit by train in London

London, March 22 (IANS) A woman and a toddler died Friday after being hit by a train in south London, BBC reported.

British Transport Police said it happened around 8.30 GMT at Riddlesdown station.
An ambulance was called but the woman and the child were confirmed dead at the scene.
The station, which falls in the London borough of Croydon, was closed and buses relayed commuters to nearby places.
There was considerable disruption to train services in the area.