The upper level of London St Pancras has been flooded – see train changes from Nottingham
The upper level of St Pancras station is flooded – see advice from East Midlands Railways.
Updated 7:30 p.m. – trains are running now
#EMRUpdate After flooding earlier, our Intercity trains can now run to and from London St Pancras and no longer stop at West Hampstead. Cancellations and changes are expected for the rest of the day due to unit/crew relocation. https://t.co/vPUWQlCo4w
— EMR (@EastMidRailway) August 17, 2022
East Midlands Railways said:
“We are sad to report that a person was struck by a train earlier today. This happened between St Pancras and Luton and is disrupting our trains on the Intercity and Connect routes.
“Unfortunately, due to the ripple effect of this incident, delays and cancellations are expected to continue for the next few hours, we are also currently unable to run our Connect services.
“Due to flooding on the upper levels of London St Pancras, we are unable to provide services inside and outside the station.
How does this affect my train?
“Now that the main line is open again, our priority will be to get trains running again at the times announced. We expect our advertised times to resume on the affected routes by 4:30 p.m. You should continue to travel as you originally planned, but you could be delayed for up to an hour.
“Our trains are subject to prolonged delays or changes. You should use alternate routes that will be the most comfortable and fastest way to get you where you need to be. You can take the following alternative routes:
‘Until further notice – Due to flooding all long distance services will additionally call West Hampstead. Services will not operate at the upper level of London St Pancras. Passengers must change to Thameslink services at West Hampstead to the lower level of St Pancras. You can use your ticket on Thameslink.
Go here for the latest: https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk