Updates after person hit by train near Cambridge
- Credit: Greater Anglia
All lines have reopened after rail disruption between Audley End and Cambridge.
Lines were blocked shortly after 1.30pm today (Thursday, July 22) after a person was struck by a train.
Paramedics and British Transport Police attended the incident, but a person sadly died at the scene.
Lines reopened shortly before 4pm.
Several trains between Ely, Cambridge and London Liverpool Street were cancelled with a rail replacement bus service in place between Cambridge North and Bishop's Stortford.
CrossCountry and some Greater Anglia routes from Stansted Airport were also disrupted.
A Greater Anglia spokesperson said: "Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption.
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"If your journey with us has been delayed by 15 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare.
"Please visit http://www.greateranglia.co.uk/about-us/our-performance/delay-repay for details."
Delay repay information for CrossCountry service is online (https://www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk/customer-service/contact-us/delay-repay).
If you need someone to talk to, you can call the Samaritans for free, anytime on 116 123.