Person hit by train on Great Northern line at Arlesey

PUBLISHED: 08:04 03 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:22 03 October 2018

A Great Northern Train. Picture: Nick Gill

A Great Northern Train. Picture: Nick Gill

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A person has been hit by a train on the Great Northern line at Arlesey this morning.

Great Northern has now said on its website: “Unfortunately a person has been hit by a train on the lines between Peterborough and Stevenage, and this has resulted in major disruption for trains travelling between Peterborough and London Kings Cross.

In an update to earlier information, Great Northern tweeted: “Due to the emergency services dealing with an incident between Peterborough and Hitchin all lines are blocked.

Disruption for commuters on the line from London King’s Cross up to Peterborough is currently expected until 11am.

Tickets are being accepted on alternative lines:

- Greater Anglia between Cambridge and London

- Cross Country between Peterborough and Cambridge

- East Midlands Trains between Peterborough and Ely

- London Underground via reasonable routes

Great Northern had earlier tweeted that all lines were blocked between Stevenage and Huntingdon while the incident was being investigated.

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