Major rail disruption in South Yorkshire due to police incident, unconfirmed reports of fatality
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National Railway Enquiries are this evening reporting disruption on the railway between Doncaster and Yorks and Selby, while the emergency services are dealing with an incident. There have been unconfirmed reports that it involves a fatality.
LNER have stated the disruption is due to a person being hit by a train earlier today.
Police incident affecting York, Selby, Doncaster and Newcastle trains
Railway Enquiries have stated that disruption is expected until 7pm and LNER passengers are being told that they can use their tickets on East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International / Leicester and Sheffield, and on CrossCountry between Sheffield and Doncaster / Leeds, and between York and Newcastle / Edinburgh.
They can also use them on Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Doncaster and Grand Central between London Kings Cross and York.
At 5.21pm, they stated lines have now reopened, but trains were running between Doncaster and Selby and York stations may still be cancelled, delayed by up to 45 minutes or revised whilst services return to normal.
British Transport Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service have been contacted for information.