Update: British transport police have confirmed the person has died.
The ambulance service was called but the person was pronounced dead at the scene
There have been delays on the railway this morning after a person was hit by a train in Dawlish.
Services may be cancelled or delayed and replacement road transport is being put in place.
Emergency services are at the scene. There is currently no information on the person that has been hit.
A spokesperson for National Rail said: “Emergency services are dealing with an incident near Dawlish which means there are delays of up to 60 minutes to journeys between Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot.”
Due to a person struck by a train between Exeter St Davids – Newton Abbot lines are blocked. Services may be cancelled/delayed up to 60 mins
— CrossCountry trains (@CrossCountryUK) October 30, 2015
You can find live information here: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/today.aspx
Updates to follow once more information is available.