Northern Ireland

Smoke-filled train carriage evacuated in Jordanstown

Train
Image caption A piece of overheating machinery is thought to have caused the fire

Passengers have been evacuated from a train in north Belfast after smoke filled a carriage.

The train was going from Belfast Central Station to Jordanstown when passengers reported that smoke was gathering in the carriage.

The driver stopped the train and the passengers were taken off as a precaution.

The Fire and Rescue Service said that a piece of machinery overheating was to blame.

The passengers were transported by bus for the remainder of their journey.