Woman dies after jumping in front of train while holding baby

A woman has died and a baby has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition following an incident at Harris Park Railway Station this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the train station around 2.15pm after reports a woman jumped in front of a train while holding a small child.

The woman died at the scene, while the female child was transported to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.


Police from Parramatta Local Area Command are investigating the incident and are reviewing CCTV footage.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The ages or identity of the woman and child are not available at this stage.