All trains between Keighley and Skipton cancelled due to vehicle hitting level crossing

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Class 333 at Keighley heading for Skipton
Class 333 at Keighley heading for Skipton

Update (13/07/2018 @ 20:00): All lines have now reopened, there may still be residual delays, however. Please check with JourneyChecker for full information.

Northern is advising passengers not to travel between Keighley and Skipton this evening after a road vehicle has collided with a level crossing near Steeton and Silsden.

The police are now in attendance of this incident and are dealing with it with Network Rail.

Because of the collision, no trains can run between Keighley and Skipton and means that all trains are cancelled. This will affect you if you are travelling from Leeds towards Skipton and Carlisle and vice versa.

There is currently no estimate as to what time the trains will be running again, however, disruption to the train services are expected to last until at least the end of the day.

How to get the latest on travel?

There are multiple ways to get the latest information. Firstly, you can keep track on Twitter using the #Skipton, or by using the JourneyChecker by clicking here.

We will attempt to bring you the latest news on this page.

Update (13/07/2018 @ 20:00): All lines have now reopened, there may still be residual delays, however. Please check with JourneyChecker for full information.

Update (13/07/2018 @ 19:06): The current cancelled trains are as follows:

  • 17:25 Leeds to Morecambe due 19:50
  • 18:17 Skipton to Leeds due 18:59
  • 18:26 Leeds to Skipton due 19:09
  • 18:41 Skipton to Bradford Forster Square due 19:19
  • 18:41 Bradford Forster Square to Skipton due 19:20
  • 19:04 Skipton to Bradford Forster Square due 19:42
  • 19:17 Skipton to Leeds due 20:00
  • 19:34 Skipton to Bradford Forster Square due 20:11

Please note: many trains will be partly cancelled. Please check JourneyChecker for full information

Update (13/07/2018 @ 18:50): The Keighley Bus Company are operating the Dalesway 66 between Skipton and Keighley. The timetable for this is available here.

Update (13/07/2018 @ 18:40): The current cancelled trains are as follows:

  • 17:56 Leeds to Skipton 
  • 18:03 Skipton to Bradford Forster Square
  • 18:11 Bradford Forster Square to Skipton
  • 18:17 Skipton to Leeds
  • 18:26 Leeds to Skipton
  • 18:41 Skipton to Bradford Forster Square
  • 19:04 Skipton to Bradford Forster Square
  • 19:17 Skipton to Leeds

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