The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has revealed a track worker was hit by a train on August 22.
At 12:06, a train travelling around 48mph “struck a glancing blow” to the worker between Wimbledon and Raynes Park stations, Greater London, according to the RAIB, leaving the affected individual with minor injuries.
A statement on the RAIB website reads: “We have undertaken a preliminary examination of the circumstances surrounding this accident.
“Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.
“The safety digest will shortly be made available on our website.”