A man has died after he was hit by a train near Streatham Common. 

British Transport Police confirmed that a man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by a train at about 6am this morning, March 7.

A spokeswoman said: "The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

"We are working to identify him and notify his next of kin."

All lines between Victoria and East Croydon were closed earlier, with two of four remaining blocked.

Southern said: "Following a person being hit by a train earlier between London Victoria and East Croydon some lines have now reopened. Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled or delayed by up to 50 minutes.

"We are now working to restore the train services timetable as quickly as possible, whilst this is on-going some services may still be subject to delays, short notice alterations and cancellations.

"Southern work closely with The Samaritans and support the work that they do. If you or someone close to you has been affected by this incident or other, there is always someone to talk to. Contact the Samaritans on 116 123 free at any time, on any phone. Help & advice is only a phone call away."

Delays are expected until about 12pm.

BTP and the London Ambulance Service attended the scene.