Transport alert: Delays today after two trains collide near Leeds Station

A derailment caused by a low speed collision between two trains in the depot at Leeds Station last night is expected to inflict disruption for much of today.

The delays will affect LNER services between Leeds / Lincoln and London Kings Cross until this evening.

An LNER spokesman said: “We’re likely to experience some disruption to our train services today due to a derailment within the depot at Leeds.

“The trains were not in passenger service and no one has been injured. We’re doing everything we can to keep our customers moving, and we’re sorry for any disruption to journeys today.

“Please check journeys before travel and click here for more information.”