Wakefield rail delays after person hit by train

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Rail passengers face delays travelling of up to an hour after a person was hit by a train this morning.

The incident happened near Chapeltown Station at around 10.45am today (Wednesday).

Buses are replacing Northern Rail trains between Meadowhall and Barnsley to Wakefield Kirkgate.

And some trains will be diverted between Sheffield and Leeds.

It could add an extra 60 minutes onto journey times.