A 62-YEAR-OLD man died after reportedly being hit by a train on the line between Dodworth and Silkstone Common.

Police were called at 7.58am on April 12 but the man, from the Dodworth area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death is not thought to be suspicious.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "Officers are currently working to establish the full circumstances of the incident, including how he came to be on the tracks, and will prepare a report for the coroner."

An inquest is expected to open this week.