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Long delays out of St Pancras after person is hit by train

All train services between Bedford and St Pancras International are being delayed by up to 60 minutes after a person was hit by a train at Leagrave near Luton. The following services are affected:

  • East Midlands Trains: Between Corby and London St. Pancras International
  • First Capital Connect: Between Bedford and Brighton / Surrey / Beckenham Junction
  • Southeastern: Between Kentish Town and Sevenoaks

All lines at Leagrave are currently blocked.

Recognise these London landmarks?

Famous London landmarks have have been recreated in minature for a new exhibition - and they are all made entirely out of lego.

Creator Warren Elsmore made St Pancras station piece by piece out of 180,000 bricks. It even includes lego commuters (along with a ghost) and the inside of the Eurostar platform with people queuing up to take the train across the Channel Tunnel.

His minature model of the London 2012 Olympic Park comes with its very own version of Anish Kapoor's famous Orbit statue, along with a lego Aquatics Centre and Water Polo Arena.

The models feature as part of the Brick City exhibition at Newcastle's Centre for Life.


Commuters stranded as St Pancras is closed

Commuters were stranded this morning on the Bedford to St Pancras line when trains were cancelled due to overhead wire problems at Hendon.

East Midland Trains and First Capital Connect trains were cancelled between Bedford and London.

National Rail said the disruption is likely to continue until 1pm today.

Fortnum & Mason opens new London store

The world-famous store opens its new stand-alone store in the former ticket hall of London St Pancras International Station. Credit: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Fortnum & Mason will open a new stand-alone store in Britain for the first time in its 307-year history today.

The world-famous Piccadilly establishment's new outlet is in the former ticket hall of London's St Pancras International station.

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