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Severe rail delays between Shenfield and Liverpool Street after person hit by train in Brentwood

PUBLISHED: 08:55 10 February 2014 | UPDATED: 09:00 10 February 2014

Trains are delayed by up to 60 minutes (pic: Matt Keal)

Trains are delayed by up to 60 minutes (pic: Matt Keal)

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Rail services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield are delayed by up to an hour after a person was hit by a train at Brentwood.

The line runs through Stratford, Maryland, Forest Gate, Manor Park, Ilford, Seven Kings, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Gidea Park, Harold Wood, Brentwood and Shenfield.

Greater Anglia said c2c, TfL buses and Tube trains would accept its tickets on all “reasonable” routes.

At 8.39am, its official Twitter account said “current advice” was that delays would be “approx 60mins”.

A spokesman said: “We can’t run trains at the moment while emergency services are on site.”

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