A train driver was attacked and pulled from his train in Epsom rail station.

A man was arrested in the early hours of Sunday, January 29, following the attack.

Officers from both Surrey Police and British Transport Police (BTP) attended following reports they received about midnight.

A Surrey Police officer said on Twitter a “drunk” man pulled the driver from the train and assaulted him. 

His tweet has since been deleted.

Sammie McGinlay, a train passenger, said she saw a fight on the platform and that her train could not pull into the station as a result.

Virgil-Dumitru Berchi, 22, of Parchmore Road, Thornton Heath has been charged with one count of being drunk and disorderly and one count of assault by beating. 

He has been released on bail and will attend Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday, February 20.

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