Man struck by train in Morwell

A MAN was airlifted to Melbourne in a critical condition after he was struck by a V/Line train near Tramway Road, Morwell on Thursday afternoon.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesman said paramedics received a phone call about the incident just before 1.30pm.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being airlifted to The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

A hospital spokeswoman referred The Express to police, who said the incident was not being treated as suspicious.

Trains terminated at Morwell while emergency services responded to the incident, with coach services operating between Morwell and Bairnsdale.

The disruption to the line was not cleared until just before 4.30pm.