THE person killed by a train at Birchwood Station on Saturday has been confirmed by police as a man in his forties.

The incident took place at around 3pm and British Transport Police and paramedics rushed to the scene but were unable to save the man.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious and the victim's next of kin have been informed.

Passengers experienced delays to their train journeys after the incident, with many services terminated before they reached their destination.