‘Doomsday preacher’ on Wimbledon train causes passengers to flee
Panicked commuters force open doors and spill on to tracks after man wearing rucksack recites Bible verses
Hundreds of thousands of commuters experienced major disruption during rush hour on Monday morning after passengers evacuated from a train in London and spilled on to the track because they feared a fellow passenger was acting erratically.
The incident, which took place at about 8.30am just outside Wimbledon station on a South Western Railway train running from Shepperton to Waterloo, forced Network Rail to switch off power in the area, causing long delays.
He caused such panic that some people have forced open the doors and jumped on the tracks.
He recited lines about homosexuality and sex outside marriage being a sin, God gave his only son for our sins etc. Some guy tried to tell..
Him to stop it as he was scaring people and causing a crush, that it sounded like he was going to end it. Power switched off now on train
Source: Guardian Transport