Person hit by train on Greater Anglia line

A train between Norwich and London has been delayed due to a swan on the track. Picture: Sonya Brown

Greater Anglia have said lines between Stowmarket and Norwich are blocked, due to a person being hit by a train. - Credit: Archant

Train services have been affected after a person was hit by a train between Diss and Norwich.

Greater Anglia were first alerted to the incident just before 1.30pm on Thursday August 19.

Train services from Norwich to London Liverpool Street and Norwich to Stansted have been affected.

In a Tweet they wrote: “Due to a person hit by a train between Stowmarket and Norwich all lines are blocked.  

“Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until further notice.”

 

In Tweets following, Greater Anglia said that the 4.30pm London Liverpool Street to Norwich has been cancelled and the 11.48am Stansted to Norwich is delayed at Wymondham.

A spokesman said: "We apologise for any for disruptions. We will get our services moving as fast as we can. But this is a sensitive incident."

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