A PERSON has sadly died after being hit by a train. 

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday evening, responding to a report of a casualty on the tracks. 

Trains were delayed between Milngavie, Motherwell and Cumbernauld in both directions.

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A spokesman for the British Transport Police: "We were called to the line near Whifflet railway station at 5.34pm yesterday following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Glasgow Times:

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

"This incident is not being treated as suspicious and officers are working to identify the deceased and notify their next of kin."