The train appears an old style heritage service, with lamps on the passenger tables. There are no signs of any passengers. It may be empty.
The flames have vanished, but smoke and steam continue to pour from the engine as fire crews douse it. http://t.co/Nw4IndbN
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Officers are appealing for information from the public to help trace a missing Warrington man.
Samuel Brown has today been jailed for 18 months for sexual offenses against a 15-year-old girl.
Emergency services are treating the incident as a suspected gas explosion at the moment. Two people are believed to be seriously injured.