Doncaster rail disruption after person is hit by train

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There are disruptions to some rail services in Doncaster this afternoon after a person was hit by a train.

The person was hit by a service travelling between Peterborough and Huntington but the incident is affecting services passing through South Yorkshire.

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Passengers are advised to expect delays and cancellations on Virgin Trains East Coast, Grand Central and Hull Trains between Doncaster and London Kings Cross.

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A spokesperson for Virgin Trains East Coast said: "As trains return to normal, some services will be subject to delays of up to 60 minutes.

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"Some services will also be cancelled or run to a revised schedule due to trains and train crew being out of position. Disruption is expected to continue until 4pm."