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Olympic train departs from Kent

The official Olympic train service departed from Kent for the first time this morning. Kent's high speed services are being used to take hundreds of thousands of passengers from St Pancras to the Olympic park

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High speed Olympic train departs from Kent for the first time.

The official Olympic train service will depart from Kent for the first time this morning.

Kent's high speed services are being used to take hundreds of thousands of passengers from St Pancras to the Olympic park.

But for thousands in Kent it means they will lose regular high speed services to London.

Southeastern say they'll put on extra carriages on slower trains to the capital.

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