Euston Station evacuated: Northern Line closed after ‘smoke’ on prepare – rush hour chaos

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Euston Station evacuated: Northern Line closed after ‘smoke’ on prepare - rush hour chaos 1

One passenger tweeted: “Simply evacuated from #euston station. Smoke on my prepare on the #northernline the entire station is shut now.”  One other mentioned: “Smoke coming from train on Northern Line platform at Euston. Station evacuated, avoid!” Footage posted on social media exhibits individuals being herded in direction of the station entrance. Transport for London has mentioned the Northern Line is suspended between Camden City and Kennington by way of Financial institution. 

Victoria line workers tweeted: “Euston Station: Closed while we respond to a fire alert.”

Transport for London mentioned the Northern line has been closed “whereas we reply to a fireplace”.

Transport for London’s web site mentioned: “Northern Line: No service Camden Town to Kennington via Bank southbound only while we respond to a fire alert at Euston. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the line.”

One passenger posted a photograph of a fireplace brigade exterior the station and mentioned they might “scent the smoke” as they walked alongside the platform away from the hearth. 

Southeastern Railways has suggested passengers to keep away from Euston. 

London Fireplace Brigade confirmed they’ve despatched a crew to cope with the incident. 

The brigade mentioned: “Firefighters are investigating a fireplace alert at #Euston underground station. We have been known as at 9.09am. Extra quickly.”

One passenger who mentioned they have been travelling on the Northern Line tube mentioned they might scent smoke whereas the prepare was in Golders Inexperienced – six stops away from Euston. 

They mentioned: “It was smelling horrible within the prepare since golders inexperienced station.

“You solely requested individuals to evacuate the prepare at #eustonstation.”

A spokesman for British Transport Police mentioned: “We have been known as at 9.10am and attended alongside the LFB. Station is within the technique of reopening..”

 

Euston station is Britain’s sixth-busiest prepare station.

One lady described seeing “rolls of smoke” making their method by way of carriages earlier than passengers have been informed to disembark.

She mentioned: “Had a wild Monday morning at present.#northernline prepare smelt more and more of smoke, till we have been informed to get off it at #euston station.

“Rolls of smoke rolling of it, informed to get again after which evacuated the entire station because the firemen arrived.”

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