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No trains are now able to run into or out of London Euston due to a fire next to the track near South Hampstead, two miles outside the terminus. "Some stations between London Euston and Stafford will not be served".

Engineers hope to restore services as soon as possible but delays are likely, after the fire in South Hampstead.

The fire caused a power cut which affected the station and signalling system.

Virgin Trains, which runs services to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow, said: "Due to an ongoing incident that Network Rail are examining, all services in and out of Euston have been suspended".

It added: "Train services are returning to normal on the West Coast main line today after Network Rail engineers restored power overnight to London Euston and its signals - the railway's traffic lights - following a cable fire at South Hampstead yesterday".

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It also took out a stretch of the London Overground line between Euston and Harrow & Wealdstone.

Customers on Virgin trains were advised not to travel south of Birmingham.

It has been confirmed on the Virgin Trains' Twitter account that advance tickets valid for this evening for one of the disrupted routes can be used tomorrow, Thursday, as close to the original timed train as possible. "Alternative routes are available but customers are urged to check their journey before travelling".

According to the Office of Rail and Road, Euston is the fifth busiest station in Britain with 41.7 million people passing through the gates a year ago.

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