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Man is killed by a train on Melbourne’s South Morang line

A man has been killed after being struck by a train in Melbourne on Monday morning.

Victoria Police said the incident occurred between Preston and Regent railway stations, but the exact circumstances are yet to be determined.

The South Morang line has been shut down by police request, with buses replacing trains between Epping and Bell.

Early morning commuters were stranded at Epping on the South Morang line after the incident

Metro trains warned commuters to expect 60 minute delays, and told passengers to consider alternative methods of transport

Metro trains warned commuters to expect 60 minute delays, and told passengers to consider alternative methods of transport

The man has not been formally identified. 

Metro trains warned commuters to expect 60 minute delays, and told passengers to consider alternative methods of transport. 

Replacement buses were sent to Epping Station, but frustrated commuters reported delays and overcrowding. 

More to come 

Victoria Police said the incident occurred between Preston and Regent (pictured) railway stations, but the exact circumstances are yet to be determined

Victoria Police said the incident occurred between Preston and Regent (pictured) railway stations, but the exact circumstances are yet to be determined

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