A PERSON has been hit by a train in Blackminster.

The GWR train was travelling from Honeybourne towards Evesham when it emergency stopped this morning.

Police were contacted at 10.42am regarding a concern for safety in Blackminster.

Rupert Tisor, a passenger on the train described the emergency stop: "I heard a banging noise and the brakes squeaking hard and there was big judder."

Mr Tisor added that he was "a bit shaken up."

National Rail placed a full stop on the train line preventing trains from travelling. Mr Tisor said the train has been stationary for around an hour-and-a-half.

As a result of this, trains may be delayed or revised. This is expected until 2pm. The routes affected are between Hereford and Worcester Shrub Hill and London Paddington.

British Transport Police attended the scene at 10:36am. Paramedics and an air ambulance were also called out.