Services between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International were either cancelled or delayed after the incident at Stechford station this morning.
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Crews from West Midlands Ambulance Service and officers from British Transport Police attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Stechford station at 8.20am today following reports of a casualty on the tracks.
"Paramedics also attended, however, sadly, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.
"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."
Services were returned to normal on the rail network just after 11.57am.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service: "We were called to reports of an incident on the line in Birmingham.
"An ambulance and paramedic officer attended along with colleagues from the British Transport Police."