Trains through Wakefield Westgate cancelled after person hit by train

A number of train services between London and Wakefield have been delayed this evening after a person was hit by a train.

By Holly Gittins
Monday, 8th April 2019, 5:55 pm
Updated Monday, 8th April 2019, 6:09 pm
A number of train services between London and Wakefield have been delayed this evening after a person was hit by a train.
A number of train services between London and Wakefield have been delayed this evening after a person was hit by a train.

London North Eastern Railway tweeted that several services between London King's Cross and Leeds had been cancelled.

Cancelled services include the 5.14pm, the 5.48pm and the 7.03pm service from London King's Cross to Leeds.

The incident has caused several hours of delays to services through Wakefield and Leeds, with services cancelled since 1.30 this afternoon.

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It is not clear how long disruption is expected to last.

Those travelling to Peterborough, Doncaster, Wakefield Westgate and Leeds

For alternative travel arrangements, see the London North Eastern Railway Twitter.