UPDATE: Bexley station has reopened following gas cylinder fire

News Shopper: Nine members of staff were evacuated from Bexley station this afternoon. Nine members of staff were evacuated from Bexley station this afternoon.

BEXLEY station has reopened following a gas cylinder fire this afternoon.

Nine members of staff were evacuated and a safety cordon was set up as gas cylinders can explode when exposed to heat.

Trains through the station were suspended and delays are expected to continue until at least 6pm.

London Fire Brigade were called at 3.08pm to reports of a fence alight and two fire engines attended the scene.

There are disruptions on Southeastern services between London Bridge and Dartford, and between London Bridge and Crayford.

Trains via Sidcup are suspended, with trains either being cancelled or diverted via Bexleyheath.

Tickets are being accepted on London Bus and DLR services. 

For live travel information, visit the Southeastern website.

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10:55pm Mon 2 Dec 13

bexleyman says...

Do be serious. Southeastern probably have barely nine ticket office staff across the network, never mind bexley
Do be serious. Southeastern probably have barely nine ticket office staff across the network, never mind bexley bexleyman

7:40am Tue 3 Dec 13

Lewisham62 says...

nine people? can one of them go to Stone Crossing and sweep up all the mess on the platforms?
nine people? can one of them go to Stone Crossing and sweep up all the mess on the platforms? Lewisham62

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