Person hit by train between Norwich and London

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and London. Pictured, a Greater Anglia train. Pictu

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and London. Pictured, a Greater Anglia train. Picture: Sonya Brown - Credit: Archant

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and London.

Services on the line to Liverpool Street station are affected by delays and cancellations after the incident, which took place on the railway line at Stowmarket at around 5.20pm today (Saturday, July 27).

A spokesperson for Greater Anglia (GA) said: "The train involved was the 3.50pm Peterborough to Ipswich service.

"There are 16 rail replacement buses on their way.

"Anyone looking to leave Norwich will be bussed between the affected areas."


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They added that normal service was unlikely to resume before between 10-11pm.

In a tweet posted at 5.23pm today, the rail operator stated: "Due to a person being hit by a train between Ipswich and Norwich all lines are blocked.

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"Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

"Disruption is expected until further notice."

The British Transport Police (BTP) are understood to have been called to the incident.

- If you have been affected by the incident, you can call the Samaritans for free, 24 hours a day, on 116 123.

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