50 firefighters tackle blaze at Nottingham train station

50 firefighters tackle blaze at Nottingham train station

Video posted to social media shows smoke billowing from a building in the early hours.

Police advise the roads around Nottingham Railway Station, including Station Street, Carrington Street and Queen's Road, have been closed.

Fifty firefighters are tackling the blaze, which broke out in the main concourse of the station.

Bryn Coleman, head of prevention at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue, told BBC Breakfast that crews arrived at 6.30am to a "significant fire in the new section of Nottingham train station".

There are also rail replacement buses being put on from stations such as Grantham and East Midlands Parkway to take customers into Nottingham.

About 60 firefighters have been tackling a large fire at Nottingham station.

"You don't think much of it when there's a little bit of smoke and police already there, but then we were evacuated", she said.

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The incident has caused delays across the local transport network.

The station is now closed and East Midlands Trains are warning people travelling on their Norwich to LIverpool services to expect delays on trains for the rest of the day.

At present, the station has been evacuated and emergency services are on site.

No trains are expected to run again this morning as crews bring the fire under control.

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze at Nottinghamshire train station. A tram service has also been disrupted into the city due to a separate incident.

- No injuries have been reported but East Midlands Ambulance Service has a clinical manager and specialist paramedics at the scene.

He said passengers should check the East Midlands Trains website for the latest travel information.

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