Man dies on Suffolk rail line

Trains are delayed following an incident in Suffolk

Trains are delayed following an incident in Suffolk - Credit: Archant

Trains are delayed between Ipswich and Lowestoft via Saxmundham after a man was struck by a train between Somerleyton and Oulton Broad North.

Trains are delayed between Ipswich and Lowestoft via Saxmundham after a man was struck by a train between Somerleyton and Oulton Broad North.

A coach service ran from Oulton Broad North to Norwich while the incident was being investigated.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: 'BTP officers were called to the line close to Oulton Broad station after a report that a man had been struck by a train.

'Officers from the BTP attended the incident, which was reported at 17:57 and is being treated as non-suspicious. Medics from the ambulance service also attended but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene. A file will be prepared for the coroner.'

The train involved was a Norwich to Lowestoft service.

The line was handed back to Network Rail at 19:54 hours.