THE IDENTITY of a man who was killed in a railway incident on Monday has been revealed.

Kevin Mauger, 53, from Eastleigh died following an incident at Eastleigh Railway Depot off Dutton Lane, the British Transport Police says.

However, the force adds that he is yet to be formally identified.

Officers raced to the depot shortly before 3pm on Monday following reports that a railway worker had become injured while using a piece of machinery.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

His family have been informed.

A man in his forties was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and has since been released under investigation

Officers are currently working alongside the Health and Safety Executive to establish the full circumstances behind the railway worker’s death.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Langley said: “This is a tragic incident and our deepest condolences are with the man’s family who are being supported by specially trained officers.

"A full and thorough investigation into the incident is now underway, alongside the Health and Safety Executive, to establish exactly what happened to lead to this railway worker’s sad death.

"I would like to appeal to anyone who thinks they may have useful information to get in touch with us by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 229 of 30 November.”