Some trains from Leeds resume after lightning strike causes rail carnage

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All trains from Leeds have been suspended as a lightning strike continues to cause rail chaos.

Leeds Council announced: "Due to a lightning strike affecting all signalling in the Leeds area, all train services from Leeds are currently suspended.

Leeds station carnage

Leeds station carnage

"Operators are advising passengers to find alternative arrangements to make their journeys."


Some train services have now resumed - but major delays still expected throughout the afternoon

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All other routes are blocked in the Yorkshire area at this time.