Eurostar scare

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Countryfile -

PAS­SEN­GERS from five car­riages on a Eurostar train had to be evac­u­ated af­ter a smoke alarm caused an un­sched­uled stop at the Folke­stone ter­mi­nal on Satur­day night. Two fire crews from Folke­stone and oth­ers from Ash­ford and Dover at­tended the scene for al­most an hour un­til it was safe to re­sume the jour­ney. The cause was an over­heated elec­tri­cal el­e­ment in the train heat­ing sys­tem.

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