Rail travellers in Yorkshire and London hit by major disruption
Delays after tractor damages track in Yorkshire and damage to overhead wires in London
Rail travellers have been hit by major disruption after a tractor damaged a track and overhead wires in West Yorkshire.
The incident in Fitzwilliam, between Wakefield and Doncaster, on Wednesday led to all lines being blocked. Firefighters and a specialist recovery service removed the tractor from the line but National Rail said repair work was taking place and services were unlikely to resume fully until 6pm on Thursday.
#LNERUpdate – Due to a damage caused to railway infrastructure between #Doncaster and #Wakefield all lines are blocked. Services may be diverted or cancelled. Please listen to on-board announcements for advice. You will be able to claim Delay Repay here – https://t.co/e3fVBrP4jr pic.twitter.com/UeSkPTK690
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Source: Guardian Transport
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