A PERSON has died on the tracks near Menston Railway Station.

Emergency services were called at 9.21am this morning.

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: "Officers were called to Menston station at 9.21am this morning (23/08) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended however sadly a person has been pronounced dead at the scene.

"Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

"The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

All trains running on the line between Ilkley and Leeds and Ilkley to Bradford Forster Square in both directions are currently suspended.

Train operator Northern said: "There is no estimate to when normal working will resume."

Buses have been requested to run between Shipley and Ilkley via Guiseley.