Fire crews are battling a large blaze at Nottingham railway station which is affecting trains across the regional network.
The station was evacuated after the fire started at around 6.30am on Friday, January 12.
This is the fire that has closed Nottingham station this morning. The station has been evacuated. pic.twitter.com/7wSSMSRubg
— BBC Radio Nottingham (@BBCNottingham) January 12, 2018
Large flames were seen and smoke filled the foyer of the building.
Picture from inside the train station here shows the conditions our firefighters are working in to keep you safe – currently working to stop the spread, please bear with us whilst we work to tackle the fire! #NottinghamTrainStation #HereForYou 🚒🔥 pic.twitter.com/qcwSFn7SyC
— Notts Fire (@nottsfire) January 12, 2018
All trains have been stopped from entering and leaving the platforms. Commuters are being asked not to travel to the station.
Disruption is expected to continue for much of the day.
#EMTUpdate At present we do not have a firm estimate as to when #Nottingham station will be able to re-open however we expect trains to be disrupted on all routes through Nottingham for the whole of Friday 12th January. https://t.co/LVMd3fzZ3b
— East Midlands Trains (@EMTrains) January 12, 2018
Trains are affected on the following routes:
- Nottingham/London St Pancras Matlock/Nottingham/Newark