Road and rail affected by the water

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REPORTS are coming through that the Burnley Road has been closed at Vale, Mytholmroyd.

This is where water has been coming through the wall caused by flood water from the River Calder two weeks’ ago and is being repaired with sandbags.

The road should then re-open, although tailbacks have been caused.

Train service have now also been disrupted by flooding at Walsden, report National Rail Inquiries.

Because of this, the following alterations will apply until further notice, said a spokesman.

Buses are replacing trains between Hebden Bridge and Rochdale, with journey times potentially extended by up to 45 minutes

Services from Leeds to Manchester Victoria running at 13 minutes past the hour, and from Manchester Victoria to Leeds on the hour, are currently suspended.

Services from Leeds to Manchester Victoria which run at 07 minutes past, and 37 minutes past the hour will terminate at Hebden Bridge, where the bus link takes over.

Services between York and Blackpool North will run as normal

For more details use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner, or call TrainTracker on 0871 200 49 50.

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