A person has been hit by a train on a stretch of line near Loughborough this evening (September 10), a rail operator has confirmed.
Emergency services are at the scene on a stretch of the line outside the town and there is some disruption to services, according to East Midlands Railway.
In a series of messages on social media beginning shortly after 7pm, the operator said: “Sadly, a person has been hit by a train near Loughborough.”
In further statements on Twitter, the company said: “The slow lines (2 of 4 tracks) at Loughborough are now open.
“Services are able to travel between East Midlands Parkway and Leicester.
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“We are not able to call at Loughborough and rail replacement buses will serve the station
“Ticket acceptance has been arranged for you to travel with other operators.
“We are working to source rail replacement transport to help you continue your journey.
“Emergency services and Network Rail staff are onsite at Loughborough.
“We currently have no estimate for when trains will be able to move again in the area.”
“We are working to source alternative transport.”
Travel updates are available here.
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