London to Sunderland train service disrupted after body found on tracks

Grand Central say the Kings Cross to Sunderland service is being disrupted after a body was found on the line.

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 3:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 3:28 pm
Train disruption on Kings Cross to Sunderland service.

The company said: "Due to the emergency services dealing with an incident The 11.27 London Kings Cross to Sunderland will terminate at Hartlepool.

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"Grand Central apologise for the inconvenience caused by the delay and potential cancellation of your service today."

It said passengers going to Sunderland should travel on the 16.03 Northern Rail service from Hartlepool towards Carlisle.

It is believed the disruption has been cause due to a body being discovered on the railway line between Stevenage and Peterborough.