Derailed freight train causes major disruptions for rail passengers

A FREIGHT train has derailed causing major disruptions to rail services.

The train left the tracks between Mirfield and Wakefield Kirkgate and replacement buses have been arranged.

Journeys may now take up to 45 minutes longer.

Buses are replacing trains between Huddersfield and Wakefield Westgate, calling at Deighton, Mirfield and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Grand Central trains between Bradford Interchange and London Kings Cross will be diverted and not call at Brighouse or Mirfield.