Person dies after being struck by train between Ely and King’s Lynn
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A person has died after being struck by a train this morning between Ely and King’s Lynn.
Services on the Fen Line between King’s Lynn and Ely were suspended after a person was hit by a train at around 11am.
A spokesman from the British Transport Police said the person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
They added: “Shortly before 11am today officers were called to the line close to King’s Lynn following a report that a person had been struck by a train.
“Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
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Great Northern said a bus shuttle was in operation before lines were reopened at 1pm but disruption is expected until 2.30pm.
A Great Northern spokesman said: “We regret sincerely that a person was struck by a train at around 11am near Watlington this morning, and apologise to passengers for the disruption and long delay to their journeys.
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“We arranged replacement buses while the line was blocked, and we encourage all passengers affected to claim Delay Repay compensation via our website.”