DOZENS of trains on the Greater Anglia line into Essex have been cancelled or delayed after a person was hit by a train.

The rail company said disruption was expected to continue until the end of the day.

A spokesman said: "Due to a person being hit by a train at Romford all lines are blocked.

"Train services running through this station may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised.

"Disruption is expected until the end of the day."

Advance purchase tickets holders will be allowed to travel on earlier or later trains if their booked service is cancelled.