All lines blocked between Barnsley and Wakefield after train catches fire

Rail passengers hoping to travel between Barnsley and Wakefield are experiencing disruption this morning after a train caught fire, causing all lines to be blocked.

Sunday, 2nd June 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Sunday, 2nd June 2019, 11:45 am
A spokesman for Northern said the disruption is expected to continue until 1pm

Emergency services are on the scene, after a Grand Central train caught fire just outisde Wakefield. A spokesman for Northern said the disruption may result in services travelling between Barnsley and Wakefield being either delayed or cancelled.

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The disruption is expected to continue until 1pm.