A person has been hit by a train between Crewe and Stoke affecting services to Newark.
East Midlands Railways said:
‘Sadly there has been a person hit by a train between Crewe and Stoke disrupting our trains on the Crewe/Derby/Newark route.
At present we are waiting for further information. Emergency services will need to attend.
‘Trains running through the area in both directions cannot run between Crewe and Stoke on Trent.
‘At present we are expecting the line to be reopened in the next 90 minutes.
‘As soon as the problem is fixed 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 1200.’