Award for Marylebone railway station manager who saved a passenger’s life

Emyl Lewicki receives award from T/Ch Supt Jason Bunyard

Emyl Lewicki receives award from T/Ch Supt Jason Bunyard - Credit: Archant

A manager at Marylebone railway station who saved a passenger’s life after he suffered a cardiac arrest has been given an award

Emyl Lewicki performed CPR on the man until police and paramedics at the scene on March 24 this year.

The passenger, who had severely injured his head when he fell, underwent emergency heart surgery.

Yesterday, Mr Lewicki, a station manager, was handed the commendation by British Transport Police (BTP)

Jason Bunyard, Temporary Divisional Commander Chief Superintendent, said: “The quick thinking of Mr Lewicki no doubt saved this man’s life. I am proud and honoured to have presented this award to Mr Lewicki.”

Jennifer Payne, Chiltern Railways’ customer services director, added: “We are incredibly proud of Emyl at Chiltern; what he did was brave and selfless – his actions epitomise our values of caring and compassion for our customers. Not only is he an exemplary station manager, he’s proved himself to be a fantastic human being.”