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Delays spread to London Bridge station

First Capital Connect says trains between London Bridge and East Croydon are being delayed by up to 20 minutes because of an earlier problem at London Victoria.


'Total mayhem' at Victoria Station

Commuters are describing Victoria Station as 'mayhem' after the suspension of services earlier caused major delays.

Services to and from Victoria station were put on hold ahead of rush hour as police and the fire brigade dealt with the due to a ruptured gas cylinder near Battersea Power Station.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said:

"Police were called to Battersea Power Station, Cringle Street, at 3.17pm after a suspected industrial gas canister was found.

"No residents have been evacuated. Trains are now running again. London Fire Brigade continue to work with police on scene to make the device safe. Road closures are in effect."

'Hazard zone' of 25 metres around gas leak


Thousands of Santas to descend on Battersea Park

The event is now sold out but everyone is welcome to come along and cheer! Credit: Johnny Green/PA Archive/Press Association Images

More than 2000 Santas are set to descend on Battersea Park in south London later on!

The Original London Santa Run is a 6km fun run and starts at 10am.

It helps to raise funds for Disability Snowsport UK, a charity that helps people with disabilities take part in snowsports.

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