Train lines in Essex have reopened after a person was hit by a train.

Greater Anglia has confirmed an incident this morning, after which all lines between Bishop Stortford and Stansted Airport had been blocked.

The train operator has now confirmed that all lines have reopened, but disruptions are expected until 11am.

A spokesman said: "Following the earlier incident between Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport, trains can now run on all parts of the line.

"Disruption is expected to continue as we recover to our advertised timetable.

"Greater Anglia and Network Rail are sorry if your journey has been affected by this disruption."

The railway company confirmed that GA ticket holders will be passed between Liverpool Street and Kings Cross while Great Northern will pass GA ticket holders between Kings Cross and Cambridge.

Thameslink services are accepting Greater Anglia ticketholders between Farringdon, St Pancras and Cambridge.