Up to 4 London Underground stations evacuated due to ‘overcrowding’
A number of London Underground stations were evacuated due to "overcrowding" as commuters tried to make their way home.
A tweet from TFL Travel Alerts on Wednesday said the stations were opening “intermittently” to deal with a high number of commuters.
Kings Cross: to prevent overcrowding on the platform. The station will open/close intermittently.— TfL Travel Alerts (@TfLTravelAlerts) November 30, 2016
@tylerkurtisj stations may close intermittently,this is to prevent overcrowding in the station and on the platforms— TfL Travel Alerts (@TfLTravelAlerts) November 30, 2016
Kings Cross, Warren Street, Oxford Circus and Bond Street are among the stations reported to be affected.
Public service message: don't even think about getting into Oxford Circus tube station pic.twitter.com/OcnCBYNqmu— Subhajit Banerjee (@subhajitb) November 30, 2016
Arguments have been reported between frustrated rush hour commuters and staff at a number of the busy stations.