A BOURNEMOUTH man who died on the tracks at a Dorset railway station has been named.

British Transport Police are trying to track down Alan Da Silva Pastora's family after his death in Moreton on Friday, November 1.

Police were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks at the station, between Wool and Dorchester, at around 3.30pm.

Mr Pastora, who was 57, was found dead at the scene.

Extensive efforts to locate his family have so far been unsuccessful and officers are now appealing to the public for more information.

His family are believed to have previously lived in the Dorset area.

Anyone who can help is asked to contact police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 393.