Posted 15th September 2017 | 1 Comment

London Euston services return after fire

THOUSANDS of passengers between London, the north west and Scotland were facing disruption to their journeys after an overnight fire just north of Harrow & Wealdstone station in north west London.

The blaze at a Headstone Lane timber yard left a wall alongside the line dangerously unstable, and structural engineers said it had to be demolished.

As a result, all four main lines were closed to allow access to the demolition crews, and all trains from Glasgow, north west England and the West Midlands terminated at Milton Keynes Central.

The lines have now reopened and train services are being restored, but operators warned that disruption would continue for the next few hours.

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  • Andrew Gwilt, Basildon Essex

    London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction must of been affected as well.
    [The DC lines were able to stay open. The trains could well have been crowded, though.--Editor.]