British Transport Police has confirmed at 1:46pm today (August 29) they were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks at Milns Viaduct on the approach to Slaithwaite train station.
A spokesperson from Northern Rail has said some trains are stopped on the tracks at present.
Emergency Services are currently at the scene.
Transpennine Express state:
‘Unfortunately due to a fatality, all lines between Stalybridge and Huddersfield are blocked’
Services are expected to resume at 15:45