Rail disruption between Wakefield Westgate and Leeds after train hits 'obstruction'

Trains have been cancelled and delayed between Leeds and Wakefield Westgate after a train hit an 'obstruction' between the two stations.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 3:11 pm
Updated Friday, 12th July 2019, 4:11 pm
Wakefield Westgate

The disruption is likely last until 5pm and passengers have been advised to check for updates.

National Rail said: "A train hitting an obstruction between Leeds and Wakefield Westgate is causing disruption to journeys between these stations.

"Services may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or diverted.

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"We anticipate disruption will continue until 17:00."