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Train services resume in Durham after gas leak

Trains are now running again through Durham after the station was evacuated following a gas leak.

National Rail has issued the following statement:

Northern Gas Networks engineers have been able to control the gas escape at Durham enough to allow train services to resume.

There will still be significant disruption as we work with operators to restore a normal service as quickly as possible.

We thank passengers for their patience today. The train latest information will continue to be available from national rail enquiries.

– Network Rail

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Huge delays for train passengers after Durham station evacuated

People wait outside Durham train station after it was evacuated Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Passengers wait outside Durham train station after it was evacuated due to a gas leak.

Durham station has been evacuated and no trains are running through the area following reports of a gas leak next to the station, believed to be in the station car park.

Passengers are advised to check National Rail Enquiries for the latest information.

No trains running through Durham after gas leak

Durham station has been evacuated and no trains are running through the area following reports of a gas leak next to the station, believed to be in the station car park.

First Trans Pennine services from the south are terminating at Darlington. Virgin Trains East Coast and CrossCountry are diverting where possible or terminating at York.

Passengers are advised to check National Rail Enquiries for the latest information.

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