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Rail cancellations and delays after person hit by train near capital

PUBLISHED: 17:45 19 May 2017 | UPDATED: 17:45 19 May 2017

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Passengers on mainline services faced delays and cancellations this evening after a person was hit by a train between Seven Kings and Stratford.

Trains between Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria, Colchester, Clacton-On-Sea, Ipswich and Norwich were disrupted as a result.

Journeys were still affected by delays, cancellations and alterations after all lines reopened. Cancellations included the 15.38pm from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich.

Disruption was expected until about 7.30pm.

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