Updates: Rail services delayed after person hit by train

RAIL passengers are facing further delays after a person has been hit by a train.

The incident is ongoing between Marks Tey and Sudbury and currently all lines are blocked.

Services running through these stations may be cancelled at short notice and an estimate for the resumption of normal services will be provided as soon as possible.

A statement on the Greater Anglia website said: “The train service on the Marks Tey to Sudbury line is suspended until further notice, whilst emergency services attend the incident.

“We are arranging a rail replacement bus service to run between Marks Tey and Sudbury. “The arrangements will be confirmed when the details are confirmed.”

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Services were earlier affected by two separate incidents.

The first affected trains running between Manningtree and Stowmarket due to by earlier electrical supply problems.

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It follows delays at Brentwood this morning after reports a person was hit by a train but it was later confirmed that a person was on the track and was taken away by British Transport Police.

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