Alresford Hampshire - Police have named the man who died when he was hit by a train after falling on to Hampshire's Watercress Line.
Michael Kerry, 62, of Old Redbridge Road, Redbridge, Southampton, fell from the platform at Alresford, near Winchester, as he tried to board a heritage steam train.
His widow was too upset to talk about her husband's death, which is now under investigation by the Department of Transport's Rail Accident Investigation Branch.
Last night she was being comforted by family and friends.
Investigators have visited the scene of the accident and spoken to witnesses as they try to piece together the circumstances surrounding Mr. Kerry's death.
A Rail Accident Investigation Branch spokesman said that the aim of their health and safety inquiry was to see whether any lessons could be learned from the fatal accident.
"We are carrying out the investigation to see what happened and whether there were adequate safety measures in place."
A post mortem was due to be carried out today and an inquest is expected to be opened at Winchester Coroners' Court tomorrow.
It is believed Mr. Kerry, who was a regular at The Ship Inn in Redbridge, fell onto the platform on Saturday night just after 22:00 as he was about to board the Real Ale Train.
The train, that covers two round trips between Alton and Alresford on the mid Hants Railway Watercress Line, features a restored Real Ale Bar carriage serving real ales from Hampshire and its surrounding counties.
It is understood that passengers had paid for a special Christmas dining event on board.
Hampshire police are not treating Saturday's fatal incident as suspicious and the Watercress Line refused to comment.