Rail services between Ipswich and London have been cancelled after a person was hit by a train. 

Greater Anglia has confirmed that train services this morning may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

The rail company said that disruption is expected until 10am on Tuesday.

The rail provider has confirmed a person was hit by a train on the line between Colchester and Chelmsford. 

The 7.12am Ipswich to London Liverpool Street will be terminated at Colchester and will no longer call at Stratford and London Liverpool Street. 

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