A train was evacuated at Upwey train station this morning after a fire in one of the carriages.
Two crews from Weymouth attended Upwey rail station, Weymouth, just after 6am this morning following a 999 call to reports of smoke coming from the underside of one of the passenger carriages. All passengers, approximately 20, were evacuated from the train while DFRS and railway staff, (who had used extinguishers on the fire before the arrival of firecrews) dealt with the fire. The train has now been removed from the platform area while crews and rail staff investigate further.
One lane closed and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 and Clacket Lane Services, congestion to J4 A21 / A224 (Orpington). Lane one closed in the roadworks
A363 Westbury Road both ways closed, queueing traffic due to accident, three vehicles involved around A350 Yarnbrook Road / B3097 Hawkeridge Road (Yarnbrook Roundabout).The road was blocked around 07:45, recovery of the vehicles has been requested.