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Euston Train Station Bomb Threat: Full Story & Must-See Details

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The Euston train station in London has been evacuated due to a bomb threat. The Euston station is the fifth-busiest station in Britain.

According to British authorities, police officers responded to a suspicious package around 7:45 PM. The station has been evacuated. The Euston station was evacuated and lines are blocked due to a security incident.

According to British Transport Police, a small contained explosion believed to have been caused by an electrical item is the cause for the scare. At this time, no one has been injured. The station is currently evacuated while officers and search dogs check the area is safe.


About Euston Railway Station

Euston railway station is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail. It is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line to Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central.

It is also the mainline station for Birmingham New Street, Crewe, Chester, Shrewsbury and Holyhead connecting with ferries to Dublin.

The station is the fifth-busiest station in Britain and the country’s busiest intercity passenger terminal, providing a gateway from London to the West Midlands, North West England, North Wales and Scotland. High-speed services are run by Virgin Trains and overnight services to Scotland are provided by the Caledonian Sleeper, while regional and commuter services are accommodated by London Midland. The station is also connected to Euston tube station and is close to Euston Square tube station, both on the London Underground, and close to King’s Cross and St Pancras railway stations. London Overground provides local services via the Watford DC Line.

Euston was the first inter-city railway terminal in London, planned by George and Robert Stephenson. The original station was designed by Philip Hardwick and built by William Cubitt, having a distinctive arch over the station entrance. The station opened as the terminus of the London and Birmingham Railway on 20 July 20, 1837. Euston was expanded after the L&BR was amalgamated with other companies to form the London and North Western Railway, leading to the original sheds being replaced by the Great Hall in 1849. Capacity was increased throughout the 19th century from two platforms to fifteen. The station was controversially rebuilt in the mid-1960s, including the demolition of the Arch and the Great Hall, to accommodate the electrified West Coast Main Line, and the revamped station still attracts criticism over its architecture. Euston remains a significant station into the 21st century, and is proposed to be the London terminus of the future High Speed 2 pro


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