December 1, 2014 11.45 am This story is over 81 months old

Man hit by train on Lincoln – Newark line

Collision: Trains to and from newark have been cancelled following a man being hit by a train.

All trains between Newark and Lincoln have been suspended after a man was hit by a train between Swinderby and Collingham on December 1, just after 11am.

According to East Midlands Trains, all trains going to and from Newark will be replaced by buses until 1pm.

Update at 11.49am: Trains to and from Leicester for Lincoln will terminate and restart from Newark Castle.

Updated at 11.56am: A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “We were called at 11.14am on Monday, 1 December, to reports of a person being hit by a train on the line near Westbrook Lane in Collingham, Newark.

“Colleagues from Nottinghamshire Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended. The body of a man, who has yet to be identified, was located. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are working to confirm the man’s identity and inform his family.

“The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The nearest crossing to the incident, south of Collingham.

The nearest crossing to the incident, south of Collingham.

Updated at 1.05pm: Trains are now running normally between Newark Castle, Newark Northgate and Lincoln Central, National Rail confirmed.

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