Trains have been delayed after a person as hit by a train.

Train operators Greater Anglia has confirmed that their services have been delayed after the incident around 11am today (June 26) between Harlow Town and Stanstead Mountfitchet stations.

All services running through these stations are likely to be cancelled or delayed – with disruptions expected to last until 3pm.

Greater Anglia tweeted: "Sadly due to a person hit by a train between #HarlowTown and Stansted Mountfitchet all lines are blocked.

"Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised. Disruption is expected until 15:00."

Emergency services are believed to be at the scene near Harlow, Essex.

More information to follow.