Public transport disruption after lorry hits railway bridge in Leeds

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Transport has been disrupted after a lorry hit a railway bridge on the in Leeds this afternoon (Mon).

The vehicle became stuck under the bridge, which carries the Leeds-to-Castleford line, on Aberford Road, Woodlesford, at about 1.45pm.

Police were called and trains were temporarily held up until an engineer from Network Rail deemed that they were safe to cross the bridge at low speeds.

Buses were being diverted as the road was closed between Station Lane and Pottery Lane.

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