A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said:
Officers were called at 10.39am to the line in Harrogate following a report 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 them and inform their family. The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.
💔#LNERUpdate Due to a person being hit by a train at #Harrogate all lines are blocked.
Train services running through this station will be terminated at and started back from #Leeds. #Harrogate will not be served.
— London North Eastern Railway (@LNER) February 24, 2020
⚠️ Due to the emergency services dealing with an incident between Horsforth and Harrogate all lines are blocked.
Disruption is expected until 11:45 24/02. ⚠️
— Northern (@northernassist) February 24, 2020
Further information as we receive it.