Leeds news LIVE: Train cancellations and road closures still in place due to Bradford fire

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By Rebecca Marano
Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 8:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 8:10 am

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Trains to and from Bradford Interchange remain cancelled - including lines calling at New Pudsey and Bramley

Leeds news LIVE: Fifteen fire engines at large scrap tyre fire in Bradford

Last updated: Thursday, 01 January, 1970, 01:00

 

  • Trains cancellations and road closures still in place due to fire in Bradford
  • Trains to and from Bradford Interchange cancelled - including lines calling at New Pudsey and Bramley
  • Firefighers have been tackling the blaze overnight
  • Residents advised to close windows after huge fire in Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • The fire involves scrap tyres
  • 15 fire engines at the scene
  • All people are accounted for, according to fire service
  • People urged to avoid area
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Residents in Leeds told to close windows

Firefighters continued to tackle the blaze overnight

Trains continued to be disrupted

Advice from National Rail on trains to and from New Pudsey and Bramley

How is the fire affecting the train service?

Trains are unable to run to and from Bradford Interchange.

Trains will be cancelled in full or be diverted not to call at Bradford Interchange. Some trains will start / terminate at alternative stations to normal.

Leeds to Manchester Victoria - The train service is reduced to one train per hour instead of two service per hour from Leeds, this train will be diverted, not calling at Bramley, New Pudsey, Bradford Interchange and Low Moor.

Manchester Victoria to Leeds - The train service is reduced to one train per hour instead of two service per hour from Manchester Victoria, this train will be diverted, not calling at Low Moor, Bradford Interchange, New Pudsey and Bramley.

Police remind people to avoid the area

Road closures still in place:

Nine fire engines still in attendance

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