Disruption to rail services between London and Norwich after person hit by train

An Abellio Greater Anglia train. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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

There are major delays to rail services between Norwich and London Liverpool Street this morning after a person was hit by a train in Essex.

All rail services between London Liverpool Street and Norwich may be delayed by up to an hour and disruption is expected until at least 1pm.

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said they were called to Romford station at 10.15am on Friday. The person was declared dead at the scene.

The spokesman added: 'The person's death is not being treated as suspicious and officers are now working to identify them and inform their family.'

The collision involved a Greater Anglia train.

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Trains cancelled include the 1pm and 3pm services from London to Norwich.

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

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