Oxford Circus station evacuated after rush-hour train catches fire
Blaze on Bakerloo line tube carriage forces thousands of commuters to flee central London station on Friday morning
One of the busiest underground stations in London was evacuated on Friday during rush hour after a train caught fire.
Thousands of commuters had to leave Oxford Circus station in central London after smoke was seen billowing out of a Bakerloo line train.
We continue to work with @LondonFire at Oxford Circus. Station remains closed.
Fire on the bakerloo line Oxford circus today – great Friday start pic.twitter.com/SVtZxWClDi
Source: Guardian Transport