The train line has reopened following a person hit by a train.

Train services were delayed and cancelled following the incident in the early morning on July 31 between Ilford and Romford.

British Transport Police (BTP), London Ambulance Service and Metropolitan Police officers rushed to the scene to find a man on the tracks.

The incident is being investigated and not being treated as suspicious.

There was no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield while the emergency services attend the incident.

By 2pm the train lines had reopened.

Ticket acceptance was in place with c2c for passengers requiring services to Southend.

A bus replacement service was running between Braintree and Witham, a minibus will be in operation for passengers at White Notley and Cressing.

Greater Anglia has a delay repay policy, if a journey has been delayed by 30 minutes or more, passengers may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson said: “BTP officers were called to Goodmayes Station on Tuesday, July 31 at 06:54 after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

“On arrival at the station, BTP officers together with support from the London Ambulance service and Metropolitan Police located a male on the tracks who had sustained injuries consistent with someone who had been struck by a train.

“He has been conveyed to hospital where his injuries will be assessed, it is not currently known the extent of these injuries. The incident is being investigated but is not being treated as suspicious. BTP officers are conducting enquiries to identify and inform next of kin.

“It is requested that any information about this incident be passed to British Transport Police by contacting 0800 405040. Quoting log 70-310718.”