Disruption on the Norwich to London line after man struck by train at Needham Market

An Abellio Greater Anglia train. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

An Abellio Greater Anglia train. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

There was severe disruption on the Norwich to London mainline on Monday evening after a man was struck by a train at Needham Market.

British Transport Police were called to the railway line at Needham Market Railway Station at 3.55pm after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

Medics from the East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police confirmed that the death is currently not being treated as suspicious.

The line was closed until 4.50pm but there were delays and cancellations until 9pm.

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