TRAINS have ground to a halt in Melbourne after a man was struck and killed in the City Loop.
The man, who is yet to be identified, died instantly after being run over by a train near Flagstaff station around 2:40pm local time.
Emergency services are still on the scene.
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Passengers are urged to make alternate travel arrangements if possible, with three of the city’s busiest train lines – The Alamein, Glen Waverley and Lilydale lines – suspended and unable to travel through the loop.
Delays are also affecting trains on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston lines.