There were rush-hour delays on commuter trains through Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire after a person was hit by a train at Leighton Buzzard.
There were delays and cancellations between Milton Keynes and London Euston after the person was hit by the train on the West Coast mainline at 6.40am.
“The incident resulted in the temporary suspension of all passenger services, with knock-on delays felt further north in Birmingham, Stafford, Crewe, Manchester and Liverpool.
"Trains began moving slowly past the scene of the incident shortly before 8am."
There are traffic delays on the M1 near Milton Keynes.
The southbound carriageway is blocked with queueing traffic because of an accident on the opposite carriageway at Junction 14 for the A509 Milton Keynes.
All traffic has been held whilst the air ambulance attends an accident on the northbound carriageway.
Drivers are being asked to avoid the A14 in Cambridgeshire after a crash between two lorries near Bar Hill blocked the road.
Th Police say no-one's been seriously injured but there are likely to be delays all morning while they clear the scene.
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A demonstration will take place in London today over plans to build a retail park on church land in Bedfordshire.
Residents and traders from Leighton Buzzard are opposing the development at Grovebury Road.
Today they'll be joined in London by the former Subdean of Westminster Abbey.
Central Bedfordshire Council, the Church Commissioners and the developers say it will create jobs and attract people to the area.
An image of a seal glistening in the morning sun has scooped first prize in the RSPCA's young photography competition.
16-year old Owen Hearn from Leighton Buzzard was named the overall winner of the RSPCA Young Photographers Awards 2014.
The picture was taken on the Norfolk coastline. Owen also won the 12 to 15-year old category for the same photograph.
Wildlife expert Chris Packham led the judging panel.
"It really stood out to the whole panel as soon as we saw it. Through this image he has really shown his talent and as fellow photographers we were jealous we hadn't taken the shot ourselves."
All the winning photographs can be seen at www.rspca.uk/ypa
Four people have been arrested in dawn raids in Bedfordshire following reports of men being held as modern slaves.
Bedfordshire Police officers, supported by the National Crime Agency, were involved in an early morning operation on Sunday at the Greenacres caravan site near Leighton Buzzard.
Two men and two women were arrested under the Coroners & Justice Act 2009 and are currently being held at police stations across Bedfordshire.
Eight suspected victims, seven men aged between 20 and 46, and a 17-year-old boy - were found at the site.
Around 65 officers supported by the dog section, helicopter and firearms support units were involved in the operation.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are trying to trace in connection with a sexual assault on a woman on a train passing through Bedfordshire.
A 25-year-old woman fell asleep on the 6.49pm train from Euston to Birmingham on 13 August. She was awoken as the train passed through Leighton Buzzard by a man sexually assaulting her.
The woman left the train at Milton Keynes and alerted police. Officers met the train at Rugby, but the man was not on the train.
“Since our initial appeal for information on this incident, we have been able to isolate a CCTV image of a man who I am confident can help with our investigation."
Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 405040. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.