East Midlands Railways made the announcement this morning Thursday 13 April.
‘We are sad to report that a person has been hit by a train.
‘This has occurred between Thetford and Norwich and is disrupting our trains on the Liverpool Lime Street / Nottingham / Norwich route.
‘At present emergency services are en route to manage the incident. They are expected to arrive at 10:40.’
‘Trains running through the area in both directions cannot run between Thetford and Norwich.
‘Our train services will now start / terminate at Ely.
‘At present, we are expecting the line to re-open in the next 3 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 13:30.’