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Passengers described "chaos" at Leeds Railway Station today, as thousands of people decided to make their way from their Tour de France Grand Depart viewpoint to Harrogate, to watch riders finish stage one.
But Carolyn Watson, from Northern Rail, says staff did everything they could to deal with the unprecedented influx of passengers.
They were already working at 50 per cent extra capacity.
But after some passengers faced a two-hour wait, the company drafted in trains from other companies:
Northern Rail say more than 60,000 people more than usual had passed through Leeds Railway station by 2pm today.
The train provider has also apologised for delays caused by the "sheer volume of passengers".
In a statement they said:
By 2pm today we had already seen 60,000 more passengers pass through Leeds station than on a normal Saturday. Additional trains and longer trains are running to all locations to help meet the increased demand.
We apologise that there have been delays which have been caused by the sheer volume of passengers wishing to travel.
We have volunteers and additional staff talking to passengers, advising them of the wait and helping them to weigh up their options and we have successfully moved many thousands of passengers.
– Northern Rail
Extra services are running into the night to get spectators home. We are asking people to plan ahead and not to rush for the last train. These services will be very busy and thank them in advance for their patience.”
Trains from Harrogate at the end of Stage 1 will be very busy. We advise making the most of the #TdF atmosphere and travelling a bit later.
CONT: We advise passengers to wait beyond the end of the TdF presentations if possible. If you need info, please do ask us. #Harrogate [2/2]
A Northern Rail spokesperson says they have brought in extra engines and carriages to help relieve the demand on the service with people seeking to travel from Leeds to Harrogate.
They now say all the backlog has been cleared.
– East Coast Rail
We have successfully moved many thousands of passengers today. Additional services and longer trains have been put on to help deal with increased demand.
There has been a significant wait for passengers wanting to travel to Harrogate from both Leeds and York stations owing to the sheer volume of people wanting to travel.
We have had volunteers and additional staff talking to passengers, advising them of the wait and helping them to weigh up their options.
We thank everyone for their patience and for entering in to the spirit of the weekend.
Northern Rail say services in Yorkshire this morning continue to be very busy. More than 100,000 extra spaces will be available for passengers over the course of the Tour de France weekend.
National rail say they have hired in extra carriages which will be taking passengers between Leeds and Harrogate all day.
As of 11.30 reports of very busy trains between Leeds and Ilkley and York – Harrogate - Leeds.