British Transport Police officers were called to the line close to Flitwick station, following a report of a man being hit by a Nottingham to London East Midlands train just after 10am this morning.
A spokesman for British Transport Police said,
“Medics from East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the man and inform his family."
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Officers carried out first aid and paramedics were called to the scene, but the victim was pronounced dead a short time later.