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Line reopens but transport police warn of delays
A man has died after being hit by a train near Saltaire station.
British Transport Police temporarily closed the railway line as they investigated the incident, which happened at 10.45am today.
The man’s death is not currently being treated as suspicious.
The line reopened just before noon, but passengers are being warned of delays of up to an hour on services from Saltaire, Shipley, Bradford Forster Square, Leeds, Bingley, Crossflats, Keighley, Steeton and Silsden, Cononley, Skipton, Settle, Dent, Appleby and Carlisle.
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to the line close to Saltaire station on Friday, 8 March, following reports of a man being struck by a train.
“Officers from BTP and West Yorkshire Police attended the incident, which was reported to police at 10.50am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.
“Medics from Yorkshire Ambulance Service also attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the man’s identity and inform his family.”
They are preparing a file for the coroner’s office.
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