Train on fire near Milton Keynes

Bucks Fire
Bucks Fire

A FREIGHT train has caught fire just outside Milton Keynes.

All services have been suspended on the West Coast Mainline following the fire at Castlethorpe, near Milton Keynes, said Network Rail.

Fire crews have been working to put out the blaze on board the train, which was travelling between Crewe Basford Hall and Felixstowe.

A Network Rail spokesman said it was hoped services would soon begin returning to normal.