At 8.47am today we were called to Barns Green Level crossing in Horsham, following reports that a car had been struck by a train.
Officers from BTP attended alongside colleagues from Sussex Police and paramedics however two people were sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are now working to identify them and inform their family.
There are no other reported injuries.
At present, officers are currently examining the scene to establish the circumstances which led to the car being struck.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact BTP by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference of 07/02/18. Or you can send a text to BTP on 61016.
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch have been notified of this incident