Woman dies after incident on railway tracks near Leeds

Burley-in-Wharfedale Station
Burley-in-Wharfedale Station
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A woman in her 60s has died after falling onto railway tracks on Sunday.

British Transport Police confirmed the death of the woman at Burley-in-Wharfedale Station, between Leeds and Ilkley, on Sunday morning.

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The circumstances are not thought to be suspicious and she was pronounced dead at the scene despite a large emergency services response. A file has been passed to the coroner.

The incident led to trains being delayed on the line between Leeds and Ilkley until late afternoon.