The 44-year-old contractor from Cambridgeshire was pronounced dead at the scene.
His family have now been informed.
British Transport Police officers are continuing to work to establish the full circumstances behind the man’s death.
BTP Detective Inspector Darren Gough said: “This is a truly tragic incident and our deepest condolences are with the man’s family.
“They are currently being supported by specially trained family liaison officers as they come to terms with this devastating news.
“We are now working closely with the Office for Road and Rail (ORR) to conduct a thorough investigation into the incident and establish exactly what happened to lead to the man’s very sad death.”