Some trains from Leeds resume after lightning strike causes rail carnage

All trains from Leeds have been suspended as a lightning strike continues to cause rail chaos.

Leeds station carnage

Leeds Council announced: "Due to a lightning strike affecting all signalling in the Leeds area, all train services from Leeds are currently suspended.

"Operators are advising passengers to find alternative arrangements to make their journeys."

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UPDATE

Leeds station carnage

Some train services have now resumed - but major delays still expected throughout the afternoon

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All other routes are blocked in the Yorkshire area at this time.