British Transport Police have confirmed that the incident is ‘not being treated as suspicious’.
The incident took place on Friday between Nottingham and Mansfield.
A BTP spokesperson said: “British Transport Police were called to the line in Nottingham at 3.41pm on Friday 23 April after reports of a casualty on the tracks.
“Paramedics also attended, however, sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”