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Fire at Liverpool Street station
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arkady wrote in undergroundgoth
Liverpool ST station is on fire. It's been declared a major incident. The TfL site simply reports it's closed due to a fire alert.

BBC News is reporting the fire broke out in a restaurant on the upper floor, which is consistent with the photos.
There are no mainline rail services into or out of Liverpool Street at this time; all services arecancelled.
Underground services are not affected at this time, but there is no exit from the Underground station to the mainline station.

40 firefighters are currently in attendance. No reports yet of any confirmed injuries or extent of the damage.

Update at 00:56: Liverpool Street station has just reopened; first departure will be the 0103 to Chingford. All services in and out of Liverpool St station will be subject to delays and cancellations. A City of London Police spokesman said roads in the surrounding area of Bishopsgate are closed from Great Eastern Street in the north to Wormwood Street in the south.

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Woah! That's kinda crazy.

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