Man killed by train after falling onto tracks in Sydney

A MAN has been killed after falling into the path of an oncoming train at a Sydney railway station.

The 54-year-old got off a train at Rockdale Station around 7pm last night, before moving to the end of the platform.

Police say the man lost his footing and fell onto the tracks, before being hit by an oncoming freight train.


Paramedics rushed to the scene and desperately tried to save the man, however sadly he could not be revived and died at the scene.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.