Delays of up to an hour on trains from Lynn to London after person hit by train

King's Lynn Railway Station. Picture taken from the level crossing. ANL-160526-100251001

King's Lynn Railway Station. Picture taken from the level crossing. ANL-160526-100251001

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There are cancellations and delays of up to an hour on trains between King’s Lynn and London King’s Cross this afternoon after someone was hit by a train.

The emergency services are dealing with an incident between New Southgate and Potters Bar, closing all lines between these stations.

This is causing delays of up to 60 minutes to journeys between London Kings Cross/Moorgate and Stevenage via Potters Bar, with some services diverted to run via Hertford North.

Disruption is expected to continue until approximately 5pm.

The 15:52 from Newark to King’s Cross will be cancelled.

Routes affected include:

* Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Sunderland / Bradford Interchange

* Great Northern between London Kings Cross / Moorgate and Peterborough / Cambridge / Kings Lynn via Potters Bar

* Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull

* Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh