Woman’s body found on rail line near York

David Cheskin/PA Wire
David Cheskin/PA Wire

A woman’s body has been found on a section of train line at Moor Lane, Copmanthorpe, York.

The section of train line is currently closed whilst North Yorkshire Police and British Transport Police undertake inquiries to determine the identity of the woman - causing delays for rail passengers.

North Yorkshire Police said it was alerted at 9.25am today by Network Rail.

​Insp Mark Henderson from North Yorkshire Police said: “Police are currently making inquires to identify the woman and inform her next of kin. Moor Lane remains closed at this time and there is a temporary stop on the main railway line which is expected to cause some disruption.”