Person dead after being hit by a train on the West Coast Main Line near Milton Keynes

A person has died after being hit by a train on the West Coast Main Line near Milton Keynes.

There was disruption to Virgin Trains and London Northwestern Railway services through the rush hour, as trains passing through the affected area were diverted onto the Northampton branch.

Officers were called to Blisworth in Northamptonshire at around 2.30pm this afternoon, following the reports that a person had been hit.

Paramedics pronounced the person dead at the scene, but the death is not currently being treated as suspicious.