A WOMAN has died after reportedly being struck by a train this morning (Thursday, November 30).

British Transport Police said they were called to Birmingham University Railway Station at around 6am following reports that a person had been struck by a train.

In a statement the force said: "Sadly, a woman was declared dead at the scene. All lines have since re-opened. The death is being treated as non-suspicious".

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service added: "We were called to a medical emergency at University Rail Station on Vincent Drive in Birmingham at around 6am.

"An ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene where, on arrival, crews discovered a female patient. Sadly, it quickly became clear that she could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene".

Services to Redditch, Bromsgrove and Worcester were affected as emergency services dealt with the incident.