A LANDSLIP is causing major problems on the rail network today. 

Northern said the incident is between Shipley and Ilkley and "all lines are blocked". 

Disruption is expected to last some time. 

Northern said: "Train services running to and from these stations will be cancelled.

"Disruption is expected until 23:50 09/02. From 13:00 08/02/24 Services between Bradford Forster Square and Ilkley will be unable to run due to a landslip near Baildon station.

"Network rail are on site. Train services are unable to run between Ilkley and Bradford Forster Square (in both directions).

"Services that run via Bradford Forster Square & Leeds and Leeds & Ilkley are NOT affected."

Replacement buses are operating between Shipley and Guiseley. 

Northern said: "Road transport will be provided by J&B Travel, Calder Coaches and Phantom Travel.

"Please see station information posters for bus pick up points.

"Journey times may be extended by up to 30 minutes whilst travelling by rail replacement transport.

"We apologise for the delay to these services and the additional time this may add to your journey today."

A spokesperson for Network Rail said: “Our teams are on site near Baildon carrying out landslip prevention work, following the identification of some ground movement near the railway.

“To protect the safety of train passengers and crew, no trains will operate between Shipley, Baildon and Guiseley while we carry out this work.

“We are encouraging passengers to check their journey before travelling via National Rail Enquiries or through Northern’s website and social media channels.”