Breaking - person hit by train - cancellations and delays on services to London's King's Cross

A person has been hit by a train this morning - causing cancellations and delays to services from Yorkshire to London's King's Cross.

Monday, 23rd January 2017, 10:20 am
Updated Monday, 23rd January 2017, 10:22 am
First Hull Trains, one of the services to be delayed by an incident this morning

Virgin Trains East Coast said the 11.23 train to King’s Cross from Leeds had been cancelled.

Passengers can travel on the 11.45 to King’s Cross, changing at Doncaster for Grantham and Stevenage.

The train operator said all lines were blocked because of the incident, which took place between Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar, with disruption expected until 12 noon.

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Hull Trains said the 8.23 Hull to King’s Cross Service had been delayed 58 minutes.

Trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 90 minutes.

Other services affected include Grand Central and Great Northern.