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Victoria station evacuated due to ‘train catching on fire’

by LLB Reporter
14th Dec 20 4:12 pm

Victoria station in London has been evacuated on Monday afternoon after a train caught fir whilst on the platform.

A tannoy at the station could be heard saying and repeating, “All passengers must leave the station immediately.”

A spokesperson for Southern Railway said on Monday afternoon that the fire had been contained and confirmed commuters were later allowed back in the station.

They added that platforms 9 to 12 are out of use, which could cause some disruptions to some departing or arriving rail services.

The spokesperson said, “The incident at London Victoria was a small contained fire at one of our platforms, the fire brigade have attended and confirmed the fire is out.

“The station has reopened and we are working on a plan to get trains moving again. Thank you for your patience at this time.”

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