Long delays expected between London King’s Cross/Moorgate and Stevenage after person hit by a train at Potters Bar

A person has been hit by a train at Potters Bar, according to National Rail.

A person has been hit by a train at Potters Bar, according to National Rail. - Credit: Archant

One line remains blocked on the Great Northern route after someone was hit and killed by a train at Potters Bar railway station.

Initially all lines between New Barnet and Brookmans Park were blocked as emergency services dealt with the incident at Potters Bar, but train operator Govia Thameslink has tweeted that now one line of the Great Northern route remains blocked,

National Rail posted online: “A person has been hit by a train between New Barnet and Brookmans Park and this is causing delays of up to 60 minutes to trains between London King’s Cross/Moorgate and Stevenage. Disruption is expected to continue until approximately 4.30pm.”

It is the second fatality at Potters Bar in just over a week, after an incident at the station last Thursday.

UPDATE 1.07pm: All lines are now open and services are calling at Potters Bar.

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