Person hit by train on main rail line between Suffolk and London

PUBLISHED: 11:27 07 September 2019 | UPDATED: 15:14 07 September 2019

There are delays on the main line to and from London Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

There are delays on the main line to and from London Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY


A person has been struck by a train on the region’s main rail line to London.

All lines were blocked and unable to depart London Liverpool Street, according to Greater Anglia.

The incident happened between Maryland and Stratford shortly before 11am. However, at about 1.45pm services had returned to normal.

Rail operator Greater Anglia had earlier said on Twitter: "Due to a person being hit by a train between Stratford and Maryland, all lines are blocked.

"Train services running through these stations may be delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until 3pm."

Buses will also be replacing trains between Ipswich and Felixstowe all day.

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