A Land Rover Discovery was dumped on the tracks at a Rotherham railway station this morning and set alight.
The vehicle was found burning on the line at Kiveton Park railway station at 4.45am.
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Firefighters extinguished the flames.
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Services between Sheffield and Worksop were disrupted until arrangements were made for the damaged vehicle to be removed.
A Northern spokesman said: "Disruption caused by a road vehicle blocking the railway between Sheffield and Worksop has now ended.
"Services are no longer affected by this problem."
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.