FLOODING: Disruption on trains across Leeds & Yorkshire as extreme heavy rain continues

LIVE: A train departure board in Leeds Station showing the delays due to flooding tonight
LIVE: A train departure board in Leeds Station showing the delays due to flooding tonight
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Some train services are being disrupted across Yorkshire due to flooding on the lines.

Some services are late leaving and arriving Leeds - particularly services going to or from Manchester or Sheffield Meadowhall or Chesterfield.

Currently, six trains due to leave Leeds are at least 15 minutes late including trains to York and Manchester (see image).

Train operators have also warned of delays to Chesterfield.

CURRENT DISRUPTIONS:

-Trains between Armathwaite and Skipton are being delayed by up to 30 minutes.

Leeds train delays

Leeds train delays

-Trains through Meadowhall are being delayed by up to 40 minutes.

-Disruption to train between Derby and Chesterfield.

-Northern between Southport / Preston / Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield

-TransPennine Express between Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street and Hull / Scarborough / Hull

-Flooding near Stalybridge is causing disruption to trains between Stalybridge and Huddersfield. Trains may be amended, cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes. Disruption is expected until 20:00.

Customer advice:

You are advised to travel only if absolutely necessary.

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