Lines between Blackfriars and Bromley South have reopened after a person was hit by a train earlier this morning.

The British Transport Police have since confirmed that a person was pronounced dead after being hit by a train at Ravensbourne station in Bromley. 

A BTP spokesman said: "Officers were called to Ravensbourne station at 6.26am this morning (17/06) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are currently working to identify them and inform their family.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

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National Rail have also confirmed that trains are now able to run normally between Orpington / Swanley and London Blackfriars following the incident.

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