Long delays between Royston and Cambridge after man collapses on train

The man was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage to be treated for a suspected heart attack.

The man was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage to be treated for a suspected heart attack. - Credit: Archant

There have been long delays on the rail service between Royston and Cambridge today after a man collapsed on a train.

Emergency services were called to Ashwell and Morden railway station where the man, who is in his 60s, had been taken off the train.

The man had suffered a suspected heart attack while travelling from Cambridge and was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage, where he remains in a critical condition

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was also called to attend the scene.

Delays on the line between Royston and Cambridge are expected to continue until about 1pm.