Victoria tube station has re-opened after passengers were evacuated
Victoria Tube station has re-opened after it was evacuated due to an emergency.
This morning, Transport for London confirmed there was a person under a train and emergency services were on site.
"The incident is not suspicious in any way and the station is expected to reopen in around 10 minutes time."
The latest from TfL said the Victoria Line says there are now just minor delays after having been severely disrupted.
Passengers were urged to avoid the Tube, while there are reports that the police had arrived:
Victoria line tube stopped for 5 mins. Told to evacuate due to emergency. At Victoria station pic.twitter.com/CUHhv9RcAZ
— Richard Crook (@RjrCrook) July 13, 2015
Some passengers expressed fear at the situation:
But seriously: was evacuated off tube at Victoria station. Told by police there was a person on the train and we had to "RUN! RUN!" V scary,
— Chloë Hamilton (@chloehamilton) July 13, 2015
Dangerous upward escalator stampede at #Victoria station this morning, panic more dangerous than emergency itself..? #tfl..
— Patrik R. Jones (@outinsight) July 13, 2015