BREAKING: Bank station and Monument EVACUATED after 'smell of SMOKE'
TfL confirmed the station is closed.
They tweeted: “Bank/Monument: The station is currently closed. This is while we investigate a fire alert.”
People on social media claim they can smell smoke.
One tweeted: “Just got emergency evacuated from bank station and there’s loads of smoke.”
Another said: “Avoid Bank, total chaos.”
London Fire attended the scene.
The evacuation was the result of an overheated break on a train, the fire brigade confirmed.
Both stations have been reopened and are now open to the public.
More to follow…