Eileen Harris, 60 was on the train to travel to Tunbridge Wells in Kent when the fire started.
She described the chaos when the fire broke out and how some of those on board initially feared it was a bomb.
Mrs Harris' 26-year-old son Daniel was travelling with her on the train:
A passenger who was on the Southeastern train which caught fire at Charing Cross this morning has spoken of his ordeal.
Vincenzo Minore, who is from west London and the CEO for cosmetics company Soap and Glory, was on board with his wife, two children and in-laws, when the fire broke out.
Charing Cross station has now reopened, after this morning's fire, apart from platforms 5 and 6.
A passenger has described how he arrived on platform four this morning to hear 'a huge noise' from platform six.
Neil Hurle, who took the photo below, went on to say how he was marshalled onto the concourse, before being evacuated and that it appeared the fire was coming from the tracks.
There's major disruption to journeys between London Charing Cross, London Blackfriars and London Bridge, following this morning's train fire at Charing Cross station.
The latest can be found on National Rail's website.
Dramatic footage taken by a passenger shows a fire breaking out on a Southeastern train.
Vincenzo Minore, the CEO of cosmetics company Soap and Glory, was on board the train when the fire broke out. He tweeted that he was 'ready to go when blasted'.
The station was evacuated and 100 people led to safety. There were no injuries and the cause is being investigated.
This mobile footage was taken by Vincenzo Minore after a fire broke out on a South Western train at Charing Cross station this morning.
Charing Cross station has been evacuated after a fire on a Southeastern train.
Firefighters arrived at the scene within the last hour and around a hundred people were led from the building.
The first carriage of the train was damaged but there were no injuries.
The cause of the fire is being investigated and London Fire Brigade says the incident has now been dealt with.
Police are trying to track down a man who unleashed a 'tirade of racist abuse' towards passengers on a train between Charing Cross and Waterloo East stations.
Police say one passengertried to get away by changing carriages, but the man followed him. He then continued abusing other passengers.
The suspect is described as thin and white, between 25 and 33-years-old, around 5'10, with short dark hair and a southern accent. The incident happened around 8pm on Thursday, 21 November