Rail lines blocked after person hit by a train
Railway lines have been blocked after a person was killed when they were hit by a train.
The incident happened at Northallerton in North Yorkshire earlier today.
Disruption is expected until 3.30pm.
LNER has tweeted: #LNERUpdate It's with sadness we report that, due to a person being hit by a train at #Northallerton, all lines are blocked."
The company has since updated passengers: "#LNERUpdate Following the earlier fatality in the #Northallerton area, a line block has been imposed south from #Newcastle station.
"Train services running through this station will be cancelled or delayed by up to 90 minutes.
"Disruption is expected until 15:30."
The company says it will provide updates throughout the day.