UPDATED - person struck by train at Wakefield Westgate

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Wakefield Westgate railway station is closed and services have been delayed in both directions after a person was struck by a train.

The line has been sealed off by police after the incident at around 4.30pm today.

Network Rail said commuters should expect delays of up to 60 minutes between Doncaster and Leeds due to a person being hit by a train at Wakefield Westgate.

Station staff were turning people away from Westgate, saying replacement buses were on their way to carry passengers to Doncaster and Leeds.