Train fire at Sanderstead station causes rail problems

Train fire causing travel delays

Train fire causing travel delays

First published in Local news Croydon Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Deputy editor - Croydon and Sutton

A train fire is causing travel disruption.

Replacement bus services are being organised in both directions between East Croydon and Oxted after an electric fault on the undercarriage of a train at Sanderstead station was reported just after 11.10am.

Two fire crews attended and were quickly able to extinguish the blaze.

Engineers from Southern Rail are currently working to move the broken down train from the tracks.

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