Blackheath rail tunnel closed due to “electrical fire”

No trains are currently running between Charlton and Blackheath after what Network Rail describe as an electrical fire.

Trains on the Woolwich line to Charing Cross via Lewisham are diverted via Greenwich.

Staff are on site investigating the issue.

UPDATE: the line has reopened around 3pm

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