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UK: King’s Cross station in London temporarily evacuated due to fire Oct. 24

King’s Cross station in London temporarily evacuated due to fire on October 24; residual rail and metro disruptions likely in coming hours

24 Oct 05:43 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 10/24/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/31/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION King’s Cross station

Event

London's King's Cross station was evacuated on the afternoon (local time) of Wednesday, October 24, following reports of a fire. As of 18:30 on Wednesday, the station had reportedly reopened. Nevertheless, residual rail and metro disruptions are to be anticipated in the coming hours.  

Advice

Travelers are advised to confirm rail reservations and be prepared for increased journey times; individuals in London should avoid the vicinity of King's Cross station and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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