Train delays after person hit by train

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Emergency services remain on scene between Leicester and Melton Mowbray after a person was sadly hit by a train this morning.

Trains are currently either delayed or cancelled in both directions from Melton station.

A statement online from National Rail says: “A person has been hit by a train between Leicester and Melton Mowbray. As all lines are currently closed, trains may be cancelled or diverted until approximately 09:00.”