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London transport disruption: Commuters facing delays on Bakerloo Line after person killed by train

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Oxford Circus station was closed earlier but has since reopened (Source: Getty)

The Bakerloo Line has been suspended in central London after a person was struck by a train at Oxford Circus station earlier this afternoon.

There is no service on the line between Elephant & Castle and Paddington "due to a person on the track", Transport for London said.

British Transport Police said they were called to Oxford Circus Underground station at 2.35pm following reports of a person struck by a train.

The BTP said in a statement that officers attended the scene alongside London Ambulance Service but sadly the person was pronounced dead.

Officers will now look to identify the person and inform their family, the BTP said, adding that the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Oxford Circus station was briefly closed because of the incident but has since reopened, although the Bakerloo Line remains suspended.

The line is also being affected by a signal failure at Willesden Junction.