A person has died after being hit by a train between Chichester and Havant this afternoon.
Southern Rail shut all lines between the two stations while emergency services attended the incident.
British Transport Police were called to Southbourne station at around 12.22pm on Wednesday (April 7), following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
Paramedics also attended, however a person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers are working to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin.
This incident is not being treated as suspicious.
Disruption to travel is expected until 4pm.
Our team are in the process of reopening lines between Chichester and Havant.— Southern (@SouthernRailUK) April 7, 2021
It will take some time for our teams to recover the advertised timetable, so please continue to allow extra time to travel.
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