Trains between Northampton and Birmingham cancelled after emergency incident

Trains between Birmingham and Northampton have been cancelled following an emergency incident.
Trains between Birmingham and Northampton have been cancelled following an emergency incident.

Several trains running through Northampton have been cancelled after a person was hit by a train by Birmingham International Station.

Operator London Midland says the disruption is expected to last through the peak travel hours this morning (Monday, November 7).

A spokesman for the train company said: “London Midland is currently unable to run trains between Birmingham New Street and Northampton. Disruption is expected to continue throughout the morning peak today (Monday, November 7).”

It is understood a person has been hit by a train near the Birmingham station.

Those who have bought tickets for travel today will be able to use alternate train services.

These are:

Chiltern Railways – between London Marylebone and Birmingham

CrossCountry – between Tamworth and Birmingham and Leicester/Nuneaton and Birmingham

Virgin Trains – on any "reasonable route."

National Express West Midlands Buses – routes 11A & 11C, 14, 59, 97 and 900.

National Express Coventry Buses – routes 5, 18 and 18A (n.b. buses from Birmingham depart from Moor Street Queensway).

In addition, there will be some impact on London Midland services to and from Euston and London Midland, tickets will be accepted on London Underground and London Buses via reasonable routes.