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Rail services disrupted in Lichfield after man is hit by a train

Trains through Lichfield have been severely disrupted after a man died when he was hit by a train near Rugeley.

The incident happened at around 10.30am today (May 12).

Virgin Trains confirmed that a number of their services were affected with several trains being diverted through Birmingham.

The line reopened at around 1pm, although a number of trains are not stopping at Rugeley Trent Valley while investigations into the incident continue.

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