A PERSON has been hit by a train in East Lothian, ScotRail has said.

The incident took place on the line between Dunbar and Prestonpans earlier this afternoon.

Train services in East Lothian are disrupted as a result.

The 16.27 North Berwick to Edinburgh service, due at North Berwick at 16.59, has been cancelled.

Disruption is expected to continue until about 6pm, ScotRail says.