Person dies after being hit by a train near Cambridge

British Transport Police have confirmed that a person has tragically died this afternoon (Wednesday, May 26) after they were struck by a train near Cambridge.

Police were called to the line in Teversham at around 12pm today following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics rushed to the scene but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman for British Transport Police confirmed the news in a statement, saying: “Officers were called to the line in Teversham at around 12pm on Wednesday 26 May following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics attended the incident and sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

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“Officers are currently working to identify the person and inform their family.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

As of 2pm, the line remains blocked and many services are cancelled, delayed, or revised.

Greater Anglia tickets are being accepted on Great Northern services between Ely and Cambridge.

A limited Rail Replacement bus service is also in operation between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge North, serving Newmarket and Dullingham.

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