Fire closes Nottingham railway station

Emergency services are dealing with a fire at Nottingham railway station, causing disruption to trains at the station.

National Rail says the station has been evacuated and emergency services are on on site. Whilst the station remains closed, no trains will be able to run to or from the station.

There is currently no estimate on when the station will reopen.

Fire crews were called to a fire in the ladies toilet at around 6.25am, according to reports, and around 50 firefighters have been dealing with the blaze.

A statement from Nottinghamshire Fire Service said: “This is a fully developed fire in the main concourse of the station – which has spread to the roof. Crews are currently working to stop the fire from spreading, thank you for your patience whilst we work to keep everyone safe.”

Routes affected include:

CrossCountry between Nottingham and Cardiff Central / Birmingham New Street

East Midlands Trains between Nottingham and Worksop / London St Pancras International / Leicester / Derby / Skegness / Lincoln Central / Newark Castle / Boston, between Matlock and Newark Castle, between Mansfield Woodhouse and Norwich and also between Lincoln Central and London St Pancras International.