Eurostar were forced to suspend all trains on Saturday morning due to a trespasser draped in a St George’s flag climbed on to the station roof, it is believed he had spent the night there.
All services to and from London St Pancras Station were cancelled, a 44-year old man was then arrested on suspicion of trespass and obstruction.
Photo of the trespasser at #stpancras waving English flag. #EuroStar trains are all cancelled pic.twitter.com/r9IBazZn4E
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Police were called to the scene at 7pm on Friday evening and Eurostar passengers were advised not to travel this morning.
Eurostar confirmed this morning, that services would be impacted until at least 9.45am “due to a trespasser on the tracks.”
British Transport Police said, “A 44-year old man has this morning been arrested for trespass and obstruction of the railway, having spent the night on the roof of St Pancras Railway Station.”
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