Live updates as person is hit by a train

There are delays to some rail services after a person was hit by a train between Abercynon and Merthyr Tydfil.

Transport for Wales said a single line is blocked with disruption expected until 12pm.

It said journeys to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 90 minutes or terminated and returned to Pontypridd.

A notice on the Transport for Wales website reads: “A person has been struck by a train along the Taff Valley route.

“All trains to Merthyr Tydfil will be terminated at either Pontypridd or Abercynon.

“Replacement road transport services are conveying passengers between Abercynon and Merthyr Tydfil via Merthyr Vale in both directions until further notice.”

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A bus shuttle service will operate between Abercynon and Merthyr Tydfil calling at all stations, and the buses will follow the train timetable as closely as possible.

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