A man has died after he was hit by a train at an Underground station.

British Transport Police (BTP) and London Ambulance Service (LAS) were called to Highgate station at around 1pm today (September 22).

There had been reports that a person had been hit by a train at the station.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

British Transport Police have said that the incident is not being treated as suspicious and that a file will be prepared for the coroner.

Highgate Station was initially closed following the incident and severe delays were reported on the Northern line.  

TfL Access said on X, formerly Twitter, that the station re-opened at around 2.20pm.

A LAS spokesperson said that an ambulance crew, a medic in a fast response car, an incident response officer, and members of its hazardous area response team (HART) were sent to the scene.

London’s Air Ambulance also attended the incident.

The death was the second reporter today after a person died after an incident at Earl’s Court Underground station.

A casualty on the tracks was reported to police just after 8.20am today (September 22).

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews were called to the scene.

The person was pronounced dead shortly after.