Officers were called to the railway line at 3.45pm on Monday to reports of a casualty on the tracks.
-> Trains through Wakefield Westgate cancelled after person hit by trainParamedics also attended but the 26-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
His family have been informed.
A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: "This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."
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