Updates after person hit by train near Cambridge

Greater Anglia train

A Greater Anglia train - 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.

LATEST: A person has died after being hit by a train near Cambridge.

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.