A PERSON has died after they were struck by a train in Glasgow's East End this morning.

Services were disrupted across the rail network for several hours following the incident at 6.30am on the line close to Bellgrove Station. 

Transport cops say they have launched an investigation into how the person came onto the tracks. 

They did not reveal the sex or age of the victim.

Scotrail said Bellgrove Station would remain closed with emergency services staff at the scene. 

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: "Shortly after 6.30am today, officers were called to the line close to Bellgrove station following a report of a person being struck by a train. 

"Colleagues from the ambulance service also attended, however, a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are working to inform their family and making enquiries into how they came to be on the tracks."