Stratford station closed and rail services delayed and cancelled after a person hit by a train in east London

Delays are expected on some rail services between east London and Essex after a person was hit by a train.

Greater Anglia told passengers some lines were “closed” after the incident which also closed Stratford station.

In a statement posted online, it said: “Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until further notice.”

They said trains on the Elizabeth Line and from Liverpool Street to destinations including Norwich, Braintree, Colchester Town, Clacton on Sea and Southend Victoria were affected.

Passengers were advised their Greater Anglia tickets would be accepted on other services including c2c routes between Fenchurch Street and Southend Central and on the tube between Liverpool Street and Tower Hill and Stratford and on to West Ham on Jubilee Line.

Passengers for Ipswich and Norwich were told to take Greater Anglia trains to Cambridge via Tottenham Hale where they could change for services to Ipswich and Norwich.