Station platform begins to smoulder during rush hour

Low voltage cables beneath the platform are thought to have overheated.

Smoke appears from station platform after electrical fault

Sutton station was forced to close during this morning's rush hour after smoke appeared from beneath a platform.


Luckily got on the last train out of Sutton before it got evacuated due 2 the cables under the platform catching fire


Police say an electrical fault caused low voltage cables to overheat. Rail services are getting back to normal after earlier delays of up to an hour.


Smoke coming out of the platform at Sutton station. LFB there. Got worse after this photo.