London commuters face more misery after Clapham Junction power cut

London commuters face more misery after Clapham Junction power cut

Trains at UK’s busiest interchange station still facing disruption after Thursday’s power cut outside Clapham Junction in south London

Rail commuters in London and the south-east faced further disruption with trains passing through the UK’s busiest interchange still cancelled or delayed after Thursday’s power cut.

Southern trains has cancelled several services running through Clapham Junction. On Thursday, passengers were trapped on trains for up to five hours after a power supply problem on the line, with more than 900 people having to be rescued from the tracks outside Wandsworth Common station.

Been at work for 12 hours, am sitting on the floor at East Croydon station having a cry. Just want to go home

@SouthernRailUK 9 hours spent travelling yesterday on Lewes to London route. What are you doing about compensation?

@SouthernRailUK why would you run shorter trains for commute home when you know there’s been major delays all morning?? Crazy

Just another casual 2.5/3hr commute from Vauxhall to Oxted via London Bridge .@SouthernRailUK #Standard #BestTrainLineInUK

04:57 Our teams are working hard to minimise yesterday’s disruption impact, but some routes and services will inevitably be affected.

SERVICE UPDATE 07:20 We’re operating with numerous short forms across the network after yesterdays disruption: http://t.co/citlFJUzCa

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Source: Guardian Transport

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