Rail services disrupted after man hit by train between Newcastle and Durham

Rail passengers will face disruption for the rest of the morning after a man was hit by a train.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 6:50 am
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 8:40 am
Virgin Trains

The incident is said to have happened near Birtley, causing delays of up to four hours on North East routes.

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Virgin Trains East Coast said disruption was expected to last until 12pm.

The 6:15 service from Doncaster to Edinburgh was terminated at Darlington.