Services now operating after mass evacuation of railway station 

Services are now running again through York Railway Station which was earlier forced to close due to a huge power cut. 

The station and about 5000 properties were plunged into darkness earlier this afternoon and passengers were evacuated from the station. 

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But Northern Rail confirmed at just before 6pm that the station has since been reopened and services are now running again.  

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Traffic and travel.

Traffic and travel.

Passengers can still expect delays for some time while the network recovers.