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Man dies at railway station between Birmingham and Lichfield

A man has died at a train station on the railway line between Birmingham and Lichfield.

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Emergency services were called to the scene of the casualty at Erdington train station. Photo: Google.

British Transport Police officers were called to Erdington Train station at around 8.09am on Monday morning (June 19) to reports of a casualty on the tracks.

The person was sadly pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

A spokeswoman for the British Transport Police said the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, added: "We were called to an incident on the railway line near to Erdington Station at 8.06am. One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient. Sadly, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene."

As a result of the incident, the cross-city line was blocked until around 11.15am.

The disruption is ongoing, with many trains having been delayed, changed or cancelled and some seeing delays of more than an hour.

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