A PERSON died after being hit by a train between Edinburgh and Inverkeithing.

Services to and from Fife were cancelled on Monday evening after the tragedy.

British Transport Police have confirmed details of the incident.

A spokesperson said: "Officers were called to South Gyle railway station at around 6.41pm last night (June 10) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

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

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the procurator fiscal.”

Lines reopened shortly after 9pm.