RAIL passengers are suffering major disruption this morning after a person was hit by a train in Hampshire.

There are major delays on services to and from Southampton Central after the person was hit by a train at Havant shortly before 8.30am.

It is not known how seriously the person has been hurt.

The incident has caused delays of 40 minutes on South West Trains and First Great Western services from the city to Portsmouth Harbour and Chichester.

Some lines have reopened but delays are expected to last until later this morning.