What happened at Kings Cross?
More than 150 firefighters and 30 fire engines were called to a blaze at King’s Cross station at on the evening of 18 November 1987. The blaze, which is thought to have started around 7:25pm, when a lit match fell through a gap on a wooden escalator and set fire to the grease and litter beneath the steps.
Are trains running today London?
There will be no trains at London Charing Cross or Waterloo East from approximately 23:30 until the end of service.
Is Kings Cross station Busy?
London King’s Cross is a busy railway station owned and managed by Network Rail. This feed is not regularly staffed and is for information only.
Who caused the Kings Cross fire?
They were caused by the crabbing movement of the escalator. Thus there were gaps through which a lighted match could pass. Moreover 30 per cent of fire cleats were missing, making it easier for a match to fall through the gap and for a fire to flourish.
Are tubes running from Kings Cross?
It serves King’s Cross and St Pancras main line stations in fare zone 1, and is an interchange between six Underground lines….King’s Cross St Pancras tube station.
|King’s Cross St Pancras|
|Number of platforms||8|
Is Kings Cross and St Pancras the same?
The line of course serves the two separate overground stations, King’s Cross and St Pancras. King’s Cross serves the East Coast mainline to North East England and Scotland, and St Pancras International is the terminus for Eurostar trains to Europe.
Which trains are Cancelled today?
Complete List of Fully Cancelled Trains on 06/06/2022
|02569 DBG-NDLS CLONE SPL||DARBHANGA JN (DBG) – NEW DELHI (NDLS)|
|02570 NDLS-DBG CLONE SPL||NEW DELHI (NDLS) – DARBHANGA JN (DBG)|
|03085 NHT-AZ MEMU PGR SPL||AZIMGANJ JN (AZ) – NALHATI JN (NHT)|
|03086 AZ-NHT MEMU PGR SPL||NALHATI JN (NHT) – AZIMGANJ JN (AZ)|
Which trains will be Cancelled tomorrow?
Tomorrow Cancelled Trains
|15616 SCL-GHY EXPRESS||SILCHAR (SCL) – GUWAHATI (GHY)||MEX|
|15708 ASR-KIR EXPRESS||AMRITSAR JN (ASR) – KATIHAR JN (KIR)||MEX|
|15777 NJP-APDJ TOURIST EXPRESS||NEW JALPAIGURI (NJP) – ALIPUR DUAR JN (APDJ)||MEX|
|15778 APDJ-NJP TOURIST EXPRESS||ALIPUR DUAR JN (APDJ) – NEW JALPAIGURI (NJP)||MEX|
How many firefighters died at Kings Cross?
King’s Cross fire
|A police car, three fire engines and an ambulance outside King’s Cross|
|Date||18 November 1987|
|List of UK rail accidents by year|