LONDON to Oxford trains were disrupted late last night after a person was hit by a train. 

The incident near Reading caused cancellations and delays on the Great Western Railway between Paddington and Oxford. 

Problems first started emerging at around 10pm with all lines blocked. 

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Passengers trying to get back to the city were being diverted onto other services.

Some lines were able to reopen by 11.30pm and all were operating as normal this morning. 

A few commuters resorted to taxis to get home but Great Western Railway was advising it policy is not to cover the fares but may consider claims depending on circumstances.