A man was killed after being hit by a train in Kettering this afternoon, causing disruptions to East Midlands Trains services.
The East Midlands service from London to Sheffield is reported to have been delayed by 51 minutes.
Emergency services and Network Rail teams were called to the site.
A British transport police spokesperson told the Leicester Mercury: “A man has sadly died after he was struck by a train at Kettering station this afternoon. Police were called at 12.30pm and attended alongside paramedics. Work is now underway to identify the man and inform his family.
“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
East Midlands Trains issued a warning about the delays after the incident.
They said: “All trains on the route are delayed in both directions between Leicester and Wellingborough. Trains to London are now able to call at Kettering; however, trains towards Leicester are not.
“We expect the line to fully re-open in the next two hours however normal train service is not expected to resume until at least 4pm.”
Replacement bus services are currently running between Corby, Kettering, Market Harborough and Leicester.
These arrangements will remain in place until the line reopens and the train service recovers.