Fire strikes at heritage railway

Herald Series: The burnt-out carriage The burnt-out carriage

A total of 45 fire fighters battled a blaze at the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway this morning.

The fire, which broke out at around 2am, was in a 1930s train carriage which was due to be restored.

Using high and low pressure water jets firemen were able to prevent the fire from spreading to a nearby carriage and rolling stock.

A cause for the fire is not yet known but arson has not been ruled out. No one was injured in the fire.



About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree