Firefighters called to incident on Chiltern Line train as services suspended

The Chiltern Railways train affected by the fire

The Chiltern Railways train affected by the fire

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The emergency services are currently at the scene of a train fire near Saunderton.

Bucks Fire and Rescue were called to the A4010 Bradenham Road bridge at around 2.15pm this afternoon to reports of a fire in the engine compartment of a Chiltern Railways train between Saunderton and High Wycombe.

The police, fire and ambulance services all attended while the British Transport Police assisted with moving all the passengers to safety.

The fire service’s station commander Keith Williams has said that nobody was hurt.

Six fire crews attended and used one hose reel, dry powder extinguishers, four sets of breathing apparatus and a short extension ladder to tackle the incident.

More on this as we get it.

A Chiltern Railways spokesman said: “Owing to an incident on a train between High Wycombe and Saunderton, we are currently unable to run trains between High Wycombe and Princes Risborough.

“However, it looks like we are about to open the line again shortly.

“The latest information is available on our website at www.chilternrailways.co.uk.