Trains affected across Rotherham after fire started next to tracks near Swinton

Trains affected across Rotherham after fire started next to tracks near Swinton

By Chloe West | 08/04/2020

Trains affected across Rotherham after fire started next to tracks near Swinton

A FIRE next to train tracks near Swinton is affecting trains coming in and out of Rotherham this afternoon.

A spokesman for Northern Rail said there had been reports of a fire near to the tracks between Swinton and Moorthorpe. 

"Replacement bus services are currently in place to run until at least 4pm," the spokesman added.

The fire has affected the Rotherham Central to Wakefield Westgate route and also Meadowhall, Bolton upon Dearne and Swinton station stops. 

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue are currently on scene, the spokesman confirmed.

The Advertiser has asked the fire service for comment. 

 




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