Emergency services confirm a person has died on the rail line between Leamington and Banbury

The incident is not being treated as suspicious

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 12:07 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th April 2021, 12:08 pm
Emergency services have confirmed that a person has died on the rail line between Leamington and Banbury today (Thursday April 15.)

Emergency services have confirmed that a person has died on the rail line between Leamington and Banbury today (Thursday April 15.)

This incident is not being treated as suspicious.

The emergency incident has had an affect on all rail services this morning between Leamington and Banbury.

Train operators have said disruption of the rail line is expected to last until 2.15pm.

A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said: "British Transport Police were called to the line near Leamington Spa at 9.45am this morning (15 April) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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

"Officers are working to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin.

"This incident is not being treated a suspicious."