Train lines blocked after 'person hit by train' between Brockenhurst and Southampton

A PERSON has reportedly been hit by a train on the line in Hampshire.

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 2:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 3:13 pm

South Western Railway has said the incident happened between Brockenhurst and Southampton and disruption is expected to last for hours.

All lines through this area have been blocked and trains will be cancelled, delayed or revised until 4pm today.

In a statement SWR said: ‘We have received reports that a person has been struck by a train. Our response teams are working with the emergency services to assist with the incident.

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Train lines have been blocked

‘In order to allow emergency services access to the railway all trains in the area will remain at a stand, and the electricity to the track may need to be switched off.

‘For further information or onward travel advice please speak to a member of staff or see southwesternrailway.com/disruption.

‘We are very sorry for any delay that this may cause to your journey.’