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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.

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Chaos at #londonbridge tonight. Network rail crowd control fails as people rip through barriers

'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.

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Absolute carnage at Victoria mainline station. Total mayhem. Avoid at all costs. Huge delays and frayed tempers. The tension mounts.

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."

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'Hazard zone' of 25 metres around gas leak

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A gas cylinder has ruptured on Kirtling Street in Battersea. We've put in a hazard zone as damaged cylinders can explode when unstable.

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We've reduced the hazard zone to 25 metres at the leaking gas cylinder incident on Kirtling Street in Battersea.

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Flooding partly closes mainline between Brighton and London

Thousands of commuters faced delays and cancelled journeys today after flooding partly closed the mainline between Brighton and London. Services affected during this morning's rush hour because of flooding at Patcham.

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