Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was struck by a train.

The woman, in her 30s, was air-lifted to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a train at Ilford station, Cranbrook Road at midday yesterday.

She was taken by London Air Ambulance to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel where she is in a 'stable but critical condition'

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “We would like to hear from anyone who was at Ilford station on Monday 28 July at or before midday, and might have seen what happened.”

Anyone with information can call us on 0800 405040, or text 61016, quoting reference 203 of 28 July 2014.