A person is dead after being hit by a train near Henderson train station this morning.

Auckland Transport communications manager Wally Thomas said a person was hit by a train at 10:26am.

St John ambulance spokesman Robbie Walker confirmed a person was found dead at the scene.

Police confirmed the death and said the matter will be referred to the Coroner.

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Train services are stopped on the Western Line between Swanson and Henderson.

Robbie Walker said two ambulances attended after being alerted at 10:28am.

Wally Thomas said the incident occurred on the tracks near Mt Lebanon Ln and Great North Road, a short distance from Henderson station.

Delays were expected on the Western line.

Auckland Transport tweeted: "Western line services are terminating at Henderson due to an emergency services incident, rail buses operating between btwn Henderson & Swanson."