Rail services resume after person hit by train near Norwich

Norwich City Centre, Norwich train station exterior Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

Trains between Norwich and Stowmarket have been cancelled after a person was hit by a train. - Credit: Brittany Woodman

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and Stowmarket.

The incident happened at about 3pm today (March 28), with National Rail engineers and emergency services currently at the scene.

Greater Anglia says it has now reopened the line following the incident and says all disruption should have now ended.

The condition of the person is not yet known.

Earlier, Greater Anglia confirmed it would not be able to run rail replacement bus services despite cancellations.

A tweet from the rail operator read: "Unfortunately we are unable to obtain rail replacement buses to help complete your journey today.

"In the meantime, you may wish to consider travelling via Cambridge but please be aware the average journey time will take up to three hours and 10 minutes."

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Police have been approached for comment.