Southeastern train evacuated after smoke seen

A Southeastern train at Lee station was sseen with smoke emanating from a carriage this morning.

Passengers report being evacuated and the fire brigade arriving.

The train appears to be a Networker which are around 25 years old.

https://twitter.com/emilyvonjane/status/1027825012785459200

After emergency services arrived en masse the train departed without any serious damage.




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2 thoughts on “Southeastern train evacuated after smoke seen

  • August 10, 2018 at 10:30 am
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    The ‘extra maintenance’ is going well.

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  • August 10, 2018 at 2:10 pm
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    Not only smoke, but a strong smell of burning oil. Good to hear that the train was able to move off, but it’s yet more examples of the ongoing problems with the South Eastern stock.

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