Thameslink services delayed at Horsham after '˜person hit by a train' in London area

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Thameslink services to Peterborough have been delayed at Horsham after someone was '˜hit by a train' in the London area.

A statement on Network Rail’s website said disruption was expected until 2pm however all lines had now reopened.

The statement said: “It is with great sadness that we advise a person has been hit by a train on the mainline route towards Finsbury Park.

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“Whilst the emergency services were dealing with this incident, all lines were closed.

“This resulted in a revised and reduced service.

“As of 10.47am, it was confirmed all lines had reopened.”

The Network Rail spokesman added: “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.”

Thameslink said ticket acceptance on other operators is in place.

Full details are available on its website.