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Update: Norwich-London mainline reopens after person hit by a train

18:01 31 July 2014

Greater Anglia train on the Norwich to London service run by Abellio.  Photo: Bill Smith

Greater Anglia train on the Norwich to London service run by Abellio. Photo: Bill Smith

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Rush hour rail passengers are experiencing delays this evening after the Norwich-London mainline was closed after a person was hit by a train.

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Several trains have been cancelled or delayed following the incident, which happened at Romford, near London, at about 4pm today.

A spokesman for Greater Anglia, which runs the service, said: “All lines through Romford and Romford station have now reopened, from 6.15pm. Trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes, or revised at short notice, until the train service is recovered.”

“Customers for Norwich and Ipswich, may travel on services via Cambridge and onwards to Ipswich or Norwich.”

“Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst the incident is resolved.”

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