Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough trains back to normal after fatality near Market Harborough

MPs have raised serious concerns about rail investment in the UK following a series of delays to large-scale projects including the Midland mainline
MPs have raised serious concerns about rail investment in the UK following a series of delays to large-scale projects including the Midland mainline

Train services are running normally again after a person died on the line near Market Harborough station this morning.

The line was closed earlier today while British Transport Police and the emergency services dealt with a fatality just before 9am this morning (Tuesday).

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “We were called to Market Harborough station at 8.52am on Tuesday, November 17, to reports of a person being struck by a train.

“Colleagues from Leicestershire Police, and East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended, and a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious, and officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

East Midlands Trains says that its services are expected to run as normal this evening despite the weather warning in place.