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'Very limited service' on National Rail services through Newham after person hit by train at Brentwood

PUBLISHED: 08:57 10 February 2014 | UPDATED: 08:57 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 through Newham are delayed and cancelled this morning after a person was hit by a train at Brentwood.

Greater Anglia tweeted at 8.46am: “Customers are asked NOT to travel unless your journey is absolutely necessary. Very limited service running Gidea P-London.”

The line runs through Stratford, Maryland, Forest Gate and Manor Park, then on to 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.”

Check back for further updates.

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