Grantham

Man dies after being hit by train between Retford and Newark

A man has died after being hit by a train at Tuxford this morning.

As reported earlier, trains between Doncaster and Grantham may be delayed by up to an hour following the incident.

Virgin Trains East Coast have said that there is currently no estimate for when the line will reopen.

Disruption is expected to continue until approximately 11am.

Grand Central and Virgin Trains East Coast are accepting each other’s customers on East Coast Main Line services.

CrossCountry and Virgin Trains East Coast are accepting each other’s customers on East Coast Main Line services.

Virgin Trains East Coast customers may also use East Midlands Trains services from Leeds, Wakefield, Doncaster and Retford to London via Sheffield, and TransPennine Express services between Leeds and York.