Emergency services were called to Selly Oak Railway Station, at around 2PM this afternoon (06/02), to reports of a serious incident.

On arrival, Officers from British Transport Police and paramedics discovered a person had been struck by a train and sadly died.

A spokesperson from British Transport Police, said: “This incident is not being treated as suspicious and officers are working to identify the person and inform their family. A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Services were disrupted for sometime, but the line has since reopened but there are delays, cancellations and alterations.

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