A fire started on a train in Lincolnshire after the brakes overheated, leading to delays across the network on the hottest day of the year.
The fire broke out on a goods train at Wickenby, near Market Rasen, after a set of brakes overheated.
Four appliances from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue attended the scene and used thermal image cameras to monitor the temperature.
08:57 – @LincolnNfire @LincolnFireRDS, Lincoln South, Wragby & Market Rasen attended a goods train fire on Snarford Road, Wickenby. Fire damage to one set of brakes. Heat damage to remaining brakes. Fire out on arrival. Thermal image camera used to monitor temperature
— Lincs Fire & Rescue (@LincsFireRescue) April 19, 2018
The line was blocked while emergency services dealt with the incident and there were a number of subsequent delays on the line between Lincoln and Grimsby.
Disruption on the Grimsby Town and Lincoln Central line are expected until around 4pm, according to National Rail Enquiries.