Body discovery disrupts rail services

Rail services on the East Coast mainline have been seriously disrupted following the discovery of a man’s body on the track at Durham.

Rail services on the East Coast mainline have been seriously disrupted following the discovery of a man’s body on the track at Durham.

Police made the discovery near Durham City Station early on Monday. It is believed the man had been struck by a train.

The northbound line has been suspended and all trains are being held at Darlington until the line reopens.

Southbound services are subject to delays while Network Rail and British Transport Police investigate.

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