Rail delays and cancellations after person killed by train at crossing near Dullingham


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Rail services between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge are being cancelled and delayed this afternoon after a person was hit and killed by a train.

Abellio Greater Anglia has said on its website it expects disruption from the incident to last until around 4pm.

The incident happened at a crossing at Dullingham just west of Newmarket.

Some services are now being terminated at or started from Ely.

A limited rail replacement bus service is running between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge and Great Northern trains will accepted Greater Anglia tickets between Ely and Cambridge.

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Journey times may be extended by around 45 minutes.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: “We were called to the line near to Dullingham Road level crossing to reports of a person hit by a train.

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“Officers attended the incident, reported at 11.46am, alongside colleagues from Suffolk Constabulary.

“Medics from East of England Ambulance Service attended but a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Work is now underway to identify the man, inform his family, and compile a report for the coroner.

“The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious.”

For information of Greater Anglia’s delay repay policy see here.

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