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Tree Fire on Train Tracks causing delays for Watford Junction

All services to and from London Euston have been suspended.

‘I’m really grateful nobody has ended up hurt.’

photo sent by Councillor Matthew Goodwin

Councillor Matthew Goodwin thanks the fire brigade for bringing a blaze near Hatch End in Harrow ‘under control’.

National Rail “A tree is blocking the railway in the Harrow & Wealdstone area. Trains running between London Euston and Watford Junction may be cancelled.”

Engineers had to shut off the power so that Fire service can put it out.

For the first time on record temperatures in the UK have exceed 40°C. 40.2°C was recorded at Heathrow at 12.50 today which, if confirmed, will beat the previous record of 38.7°C set in 2019 by 1.5°C.

Councillor Matthew Goodwin-freeman tweeted live.

Heatwave closures

Due to the extreme heat causing multiple incidents across the network, all Avanti West Coast services have now been withdrawn for the rest of today – Tuesday 19 July.

Hemel Hempstead Splash Park will remain CLOSED today and tomorrow (18th & 19th July) due to excessive heat on the ground. It will reopen on Wednesday 20th July. Apologies for any disappointment.

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