Leeds trains delayed after ‘death’

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A NUMBER of train services across Leeds were disrupted last night after a suspected fatality on the tracks.

An incident at the Kirkstall Forge station near Leeds was at the centre of the delays which affected services between Leeds and Skipton, Ilkley, Bradford Forster Square and Shipley. Some disruption continued until later in the evening but replacement bus links were set up.

Trains to Skipton from Leeds resumed at around 8.20pm and slightly earlier to Bradford Forster Square.

PA library file dated 09/04/2003 of a man smoking a cigarette. A leading medical journal, Friday December 5, 2003, called for an outright ban on smoking and cigarettes. The Lancet editorial pointed out that 80% of people in the UK were non-smokers. They had "the right to freedom from exposure to proven carcinogens," said the journal. See PA story SCIENCE Smoking. PA Photo.

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