Travel alert: Major disruption after person struck by train on East Coast Main Line

Train services between Yorkshire and London are being severely disrupted after a person was struck by a train on the East Coast Main Line.

National Rail reported a person has been hit by a train between Retford and Newark North Gate, blocking all lines between the stations.

It said trains between Doncaster and Grantham may be delayed by up to 60 minutes.

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There is currently no estimate for when the line will reopen but disruption is expected to continue until approximately 11am.

Services being affected include:

Grand Central between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross.

Hull Trains between Hull and London Kings Cross.

Virgin Trains East Coast between Harrogate, York, Edinburgh, Leeds and Glasgow Central.