Delays on trains after fatality

RAIL services between Ipswich and Cambridge have been disrupted following a fatality on the line today.

RAIL services between Ipswich and Cambridge were disrupted following a fatality on the line today.

The tragedy occurred around 8.40am at Fulburn, Old Drift, near Cherry Hinton, when an Ipswich to Cambridge train collided with a man.

The deceased is believed to have been aged around 45.

British Transport police and paramedics were despatched to the scene shortly after the passenger train struck the man.

It was thought to have been travelling at around 60mph at the time.

A BTP spokesman said they were not treating the tragedy as suspicious and the incident did not involve the level crossing nearby.

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A coach service was laid on to ferry passengers between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge before the line fully reopened shortly before 10.30am.