A fire next to a main railway line in West Yorkshire is causing transport disruption this afternoon.

The disruption is expected to last at least another two hours.

Northern Assist tweeted: "Due to a fire next to the track between Leeds and Wakefield Westgate the line is blocked

"Services running through these stations will be cancelled or delayed by up to 20 minutes, with disruption expected until 17:30."

Natioal Rail Enquiries added: "As a result of this, trains may be delayed or diverted where possible via Hambleton. Disruption is expected until 17:30."

CrossCountry Customer Advice:

CrossCountry services will be diverted and will not call at Wakefield Westgate or Leeds.

LNER Customer Advice:

Where LNER services are diverted, they will not call at Wakefield Westgate.

To help you with your journey, tickets will be accepted on TransPennine Express services between Leeds and York for onward LNER connections.

Rail replacement buses are looking to be sourced to run between Leeds / Wakefield Westgate and Doncaster. Further information will be provided once these are confirmed.