Update (6:33pm): A person was killed on track at University MTR station. The identity of the person is not known.

Train services on the East Rail line were delayed at around 4:20pm today after the person fell on the track.

Trains gradually resuming. Source: MTR.

As of 5:33pm, the MTR Corporation posted on their website that the case has been handled and normal train service would gradually resume on the East Rail line.

University Station. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Passengers have indicated that accidents frequently occur at University Station, and have called on the MTR Corporation to install platform screen doors for safety.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Paul Benedict Lee

Paul Benedict Lee is an undergraduate law student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Paul has previously contributed to HK Magazine and Radio Television Hong Kong, covering issues ranging from local heritage conservation to arts features. He has also worked as a legal intern at local human rights firm Daly & Associates.