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Fire stops all train services between Milton Keynes and London Euston - do not travel

Press Release   •   Sep 15, 2017 05:15 BST

Harrow fire has stopped train services to and from London Euston

London Midland is advising its passengers not to travel between Milton Keynes and London Euston today. A major fire at a commercial property in Harrow means mainline train services cannot currently run to the capital.

A spokesman for London Midland said "While  the emergency services are dealing with the fire it simply isn't possible to run trains through the area. The fire closed the mainline around 0030 hours this morning."

London Midland is also reminding passengers delayed by 30 minutes or more to claim compensation. Details can be found on the company's website at .


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Since 2007, London Midland has been providing train services to and from London in the south, to Birmingham in the Midlands and Liverpool in the north-west.  Over 70 million passenger journeys a year are made using on the network and London Midland manages  150 stations and operates  1,300 services a day.

London Midland is owned by Govia, the partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis. Govia is the UK’s busiest rail operator, responsible for nearly 30 per cent of UK passenger rail journeys through its three rail companies, GTR (which includes Gatwick Express services), Southeastern and London Midland.  Further information on Govia is available at

London Midland has won a range of awards, including Best Local Transport Integration, five Rail Business Awards for marketing, public relations and customer information, five Golden Spanner Awards for Engineering, three IOIC awards for internal communication and three Railstaff Awards for Outstanding Customer Service, Lifesaving and Charity Work. In 2017 London Midland was named as Britain's most improved train company by the Institute of Rail Operators and the UK's most improved  organisation for customer service in the UKCSI survey.

In 2017 London Midland was awarded the Investors in People (IiP) Gold Award and been awarded the 5 Star award by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) in 2014.

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