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Disruption to rail services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich because of person being hit by train

PUBLISHED: 11:02 29 April 2016 | UPDATED: 12:27 29 April 2016

Trains between the region and Liverpool Street were delayed.

Trains between the region and Liverpool Street were delayed.

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A person has been killed by a train at Romford station, British Transport Police has confirmed.

All rail services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich may be delayed by up to 80 minutes.

Disruption is expected until 2pm.

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said: “We were called to Romford station at 10.15am on Friday, April 29 to reports of a person being struck by a train.

“Colleagues from Metropolitan Police Service and London Ambulance Service also attended and a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The person’s death is not being treated as suspicious and officers are now working to identify them and inform their family.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The collision involved a Greater Anglia train.

For information on alternative routes, visit: www.journeycheck.com/greateranglia/

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