The incident is affecting Nottingham routes.
East Midlands Railways said at 8:16 am on 8 September:
‘We are sad to report that a person has been hit by a train.
‘This has occurred between Luton and London St Pancras International and is disrupting our trains on the London St Pancras / Nottingham / Sheffield and the London St Pancras / Luton Airport Parkway / Corby route.
‘At present emergency services are en-route to manage the incident.’
‘Trains running through the area between Luton and London St Pancras in both directions are currently unable to run.
‘At present we are expecting the line to re-open in the next 2 hours. As soon as the line is open again, our priority will be to get trains running to their advertised times again. We expect our advertised timetable to resume on the affected routes by 11:30.’