Cause of Charing Cross fire under investigation

The cause of a fire at Charing Cross on board a Southeastern train is being investigated. The station had to be evacuated and passengers faced major disruption, after the fire, which was thought to have been connected to an electrical fault, broke out at the front of the train.

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Passenger at Charing Cross describes 'huge noise'

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.

The train fire broke out on a train at Charing Cross this morning. Credit: Twitter: Neil Hurle

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