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Eurostar delayed by power fault

Eleven Eurostar services were delayed when a power line collapsed as a train pulled into St Pancras on Wednesday.

Automatic circuit-breakers isolated the electricity supply and no-one was hurt. There were 554 passengers on the train.

Eurostar said: "There was a loud bang and smoke. We are treating this incident extremely seriously."

The company added: "All the procedures and processes that we have in place worked well." Services have returned to normal.



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