Man dies after being hit by a train in County Durham

British Transport Police and emergency services were called to Croxdale Viaduct, Sunderland Bridge at around 5.45am on September 3rd, following a report of a person struck by a train. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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UPDATE: Delays between Newcastle and Darlington

Train delays on CrossCountry, First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains East Coast between Newcastle and Darlington have reduced from 90 to 30 minutes.

Disruptions occurred as emergency services and the British Transport Police dealt with an incident at Durham at around 6am this morning, September 3rd.

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