A second person has died on the train tracks near Grantham station in as many days.
British Transport Police (BTP) attended the lines in Claypole just before 7am on Wednesday morning following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
Paramedics also attended but the person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.
The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and officers will prepare a file for the coroner.
💔Thinking of Barry the train manager, the driver and all the staff aboard this service , please bear with them whilst we make alternate arrangements for our customers. 💔
— London North Eastern Railway (@LNER) November 6, 2019
Some services have been cancelled and there are delays of up to 90 minutes on a number of routes. Disruption is anticipated to continue until around 10am.
National Rail Enquiries is advising that the following routes are affected:
- Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange/Sunderland
- Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull/Beverley
- LNER between London Kings Cross and Lincoln / Bradford Forster Square / Leeds / York / Newcastle / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Aberdeen
Buses will be running between Peterborough and Grantham from 8.40am.
If you’ve been affected by what happened on the network today, there is always someone to talk to. You can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 from any phone for a confidential chat.