Leeds to York rail services affected by city's power outage

York city centre.
York city centre.

Commuters heading from Leeds to York today face disruption after a power outage.

Key buildings in York City centre have been affected by the outage, including transport hubs.

A statement from Leeds Station reads: "Due to external power problem in the York area York Station is closed. Services can run through York but will not call at York, Leeds-York via Harrogate will terminate at Poppleton, Leeds-York via Crossgates will terminate at Church Fenton."

Reports first surfaced online of the power outage at around 3.45pm today.