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King’s Cross Station Evacuation: Full Story & Must-See Details

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King’s Cross Station in London, England, has been evacuated due to a fire at the underground portion of the rail station.

What Happened?

A fire alert at King’s Cross St. Pancras station has prompted an evacuation of the train station.

According to social media posts from witnesses, there is a fire under a train. Reports are also appearing that Euston station has also been evacuated, though this remains unconfirmed.

One user said: “Heard a man shouting “help! Help!” @ kings cross station picadilly line. Station was evacuated and shut.”

A Transport for London spokesman has confirmed “London Fire Brigade are attending a fire alert.” No injuries have been reported.

Great Northern‏ tweeted at 7:15 P.M. to say their rail services were starting to call at Kings Cross after being cancelled for short period since the alert.

The incident, which happened at 6:45 P.M., has caused severe delays on the London Underground’s Piccadilly line.

No other details were immediately available.


King’s Cross Station

King’s Cross railway station, also known as London King’s Cross, is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city. It is one of the busiest railway stations in the United Kingdom, being the southern terminus of the East Coast Main Line to North East England and Scotland.

The station was opened in 1852.

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