A person has been hit by a train between Newcastle and Morpeth on December 7th. No trains were available with the line blocked between Newcastle and Morpeth.

The British Transport Police said on 7th December:

“British Transport Police were called to the line near Cramlington at 4.01pm today (Tuesday 7 December) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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

“Officers are working to identify the deceased and establish the full circumstances behind their death.”

LNER have also issued a statement.

https://twitter.com/lner/status/1468253093292916748?s=21

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