London Waterloo travel chaos after person hit and killed by train – Daily Star
Commuters are facing major delays after a person was hit and killed by a train at Clapham Junction.
Shock pictures have shown severe overcrowding with one-hour delays expected until midnight.
British Transport Police were called to the station at 3pm following reports of the incident.
Paramedics were called to the South London station but the man was prounced dead at the scene.
TRAVEL CHAOS: One of the UK’s busiest stations – London Waterloo – was packed after delays
Shocking pictures have showed the waiting area for trains in London Waterloo, one of the UK’s busiest stations, completely filled with commutters.
South Western Railways said: “Following the emergency services dealing with an incident earlier today between London Waterloo and Wimbledon all lines have now reopened
“Train services running to and from these stations may be delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised.
“Disruption is expected until the end of the day.”
Hundreds of thousands of commuters, from counties such as Hampshire and Surrey, travel in and out of London via Waterloo everyday.
DEATH: A man was killed by a train at Clapham Junction sparking the delays
Waterloo Road at the back of the station, used for the DLR and tube, has been filling up with people.
One irate commuter tweeted: “Get me out of Waterloo.
“The station and everything surrounding is a f••••••g nightmare – avoid!
“No internet reception either just to top it off.”
TRAVEL NIGHTMARE: Commuters faced delays of more than an hour
DELAYS: Waterloo Road filling up after services were hit by 60 minute delays
Another commuter said: “Still chaos at Waterloo, 18:58 train still has not left and just announced it is not going anywhere.”
Another one said: “I feel I am back in third world country.
“Issues at Waterloo – no trains.
“Come to London Bridge, different signalling issue – no trains.
“We deserve better!!”