A RAILWAY station has been evacuated after a fire involving a train.

Parts of Wolverhampton Railway Station have been evacuated after a train on Platform 3 caught fire just before 2pm today (June 7).

Lines running through the station are currently blocked therefore services are subject to diversions, delays or cancellations.

The incident was reported just after 2pm and disruption is expected to last until 6pm.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Fire Service said: "At 1.55pm on Wednesday (7 June) we responded to fire at Wolverhampton train station on Railway Drive.

"Two fire engines attended, crewed by a total of nine firefighters from Wolverhampton and Fallings Park fire stations.

"The first arrived within three minutes of being mobilised.

"The fire is believed to involve an under carriage of a four-carriage train at Platform 3.

"Services have been stopped and parts of the station evacuated as a precaution.

"No-one is reported to be hurt."

CrossCountry Trains tweeted: “DISRUPTION: Due to the emergency services dealing with an incident at Wolverhampton, the lines are currently blocked. Services are subject to delays, diversions or cancellation. Please check your journey at journeycheck.com/crosscountry.”

Train tickets are being accepted on the Midland Metro and Nation Express West Midlands buses.