Train services in Wiltshire have been disrupted after emergency services were called to a person being hit on the railway line.

Great Western Railway (GWR) services have been delayed yesterday evening (Saturday, January 20) and this morning with some trains cancelled and others delayed by more than an hour. 

The train operator said the incident is between London Paddington and Reading which is affecting Wiltshire services as well.

This disruption has continued into Sunday morning with engineering works taking place. 

Services have been cancelled on Sunday morning due to works between Didcot Parkway and Bath Spa. Disruption is expected until 11am.

Other trains were reduced to a limit of 50mph on Sunday due to the strong winds from Storm Isha. 

A statement from GWR said: "Train services between Didcot Parkway and Bristol Parkway via Swindon may be cancelled or delayed."

It comes after Network Rail confirmed that a train struck a person on the line between London Paddington and Reading on Saturday evening.

A GWR statement said: "Due to emergency services dealing with an incident between Reading and London Paddington, all lines are blocked.

"Train services running to and from these stations will be cancelled, delayed by up to 90 minutes or terminated at and started back from Reading." 

GWR and British Transport Police have been contacted for more information.