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Cause of train delays investigated

Police are investigating the cause of delays to train services running through Leighton Buzzard and Cheddington yesterday afternoon.

The British Transport Police were called just before 3.45pm on Thursday, October 13, to reports of a person who fell from a bridge.

The incident happened near Great Seabrook Farm, Cheddington.

The person was taken to hospital and Thames Valley Police are now investigating the incident.

If anyone has any information, please contact the police via the 101 number.

A spokesperson from Network Rail said: “Network Rail staff received reports of an incident at Cheddington at around 3.55pm on Thursday afternoon.

“Train services were stopped whilst officers from British Transport Police and staff from Network Rail dealt with the incident. Services were affected for around two hours and returned to normal at about 5.25pm.”