Commuters have been facing major delays in the heart of the London after passengers were ordered out of a station after a fire.
Fire crews were called to Old Street Station in North London this morning to reports of a fire.
The station was evacuated and then closed.
Trains are being cancelled, delayed or diverted because of a fire next to the track at Old Street tube station.
National Rail has tweeted: “Passengers may use Abellio Greater Anglia services between Herford East and London Liverpool Street.”
Old Street station is a central London National Rail and London Underground station at the junction of Old Street and City Road just north of the City of London.
Great Northern tweeted: “Due to a fire next to the track at Old Street services running through this station may be cancelled, delayed or diverted.”
At 6:36am, TFL tweeted that Old Street Station would be closed while they responded to a fire alert.
A spokeswoman for Transport for London said: “There was a fire alert on the Network Rail side of Old Street station at 6:22am.
“We had to close the London Underground side just temporarily until 7am.”
Original source: Daily Star