Biswajith, 27, of West Bengal, was found dead on the railway tracks of the Ernakulam-Aluva section near Ambattukkavu here around 7.20 a.m. on Friday.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said in a communication that Biswajith was a carpenter with the sub-contractor of L&T, who are part of the work on the Metro Rail. The agency said he was engaged in barricading at Pulinchoodu, 3 km from where the body was found, till 4.30 a.m. when he went missing.