Rail services disrupted after person killed by train

Greater Anglia train

A person has been hit and killed by a train, causing disruption to rail services.

British Transport Police (BTP) said it was called to Witham station in Essex at 06:49 BST and that a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

National Rail warned Greater Anglia services between Chelmsford and Colchester could be delayed or cancelled until 11:00 BST.

Services running from London Liverpool Street and Braintree, Colchester Town, Clacton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze, Harwich Town, Ipswich and Norwich are affected.

BTP said paramedics also attended and that the death was not being treated as suspicious.

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