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Train companies affected:National Rail

Amended service between Bradford Forster Square and Ilkley until Monday 18 March 

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Incident reported: 08 Feb 2024 at 10:29

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Last updated

20 Feb 2024 at 08:01

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Bradford Forster Square and Ilkley


On Thursday 8 February, a landslip occurred near Baildon, between Shipley and Ilkley.

Network Rail are on site and working to rectify the issue. Whilst work is ongoing, all lines through Baildon are closed.

Trains running between Bradford Forster Square and Ilkley will be cancelled, or revised.

Disruption is expected until Monday 18 March.

Effect on service:

Train services are unable to run between Ilkley and Bradford Forster Square in both directions.

Services that run between Ilkley and Leeds, and between Bradford Forster Square and Leeds are not affected.

Road replacement transport:

Road replacement transport is in operation between Shipley and Guiseley, calling at Baildon in both directions. This will be provided by J&B Travel.

Journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes when travelling using rail replacement transport.

Monday - Saturday

Shipley - Guiseley: 06:15 and then XX:50 each hour from 06:50 until 18:50. Then additionally at 19:20, 20:20, 21:20 and 22:20.

Guiseley - Shipley: 06:20, 07:30, 08:15, 09:10 and then XX:00 every hour from 10:00 until 20.00. Then additionally at 20:30, 21:30 and 22:30.

The following additional road replacement services will also operate:

  • 23:20 from Bradford Forster Square, calling all stations to Ilkley

  • 23:40 from Guiseley, calling all stations to Bradford Forster Square

Sundays only

Shipley to Guiseley: XX:45 every hour from 09:45 until 22:45. Then 23:05, all stops to Ilkley.

Guiseley to Shipley: XX:10 every hour from 09:10 until 21:10. Then 22:45, all stops to Bradford Forster Square.

Alternative travel suggestions:

You can use alternative train services from Bradford Forster Square to Shipley, use the provided road transport to Baildon and Guiseley, then use train services between Guiseley and Ilkley.

Customers at Ilkley can use alternative train services to Guiseley, use the provided road transport to Baildon and Shipley, then use train services between Shipley and Bradford Forster Square.

Customers from Leeds and Skipton should change at Shipley for the provided road transport to Baildon only.

Midweek services operating between Leeds and Ilkley will also call additionally at Kirkstall Forge, so you can change there for trains to and from Bradford Forster Square.

Ticket restrictions have been lifted during this disruption.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey up to and including Sunday 25 February using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your replacement bus by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.


You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.