A person has sadly died after being hit by a train in Penge earlier today.

British Transport Police were called to the Penge East Station at 11.50am after reports of a casualty.

They said the death is non suspicious. 

A spokesman said: "Officers attended the scene, alongside paramedics however a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious.

"Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. A file will be prepared for the coroner."

Southeastern say its services will be disrupted in south east London until at least 3pm.