• Fire on Vauxhall train station causes huge delays on Free airline Trains services as commuters complain of 'carnage'




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    A dramatic blaze at Vauxhall station has left commuters stranded today, with passengers describing the scenes of overcrowding as "carnage".



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    Free airline Trains services were hit with delays following the huge fire broke out at 2.30am.



    Severe delays continued until 10am, as hundreds of Londoners were seen crammed onto platforms enroute to be effective.



    On Twitter South West Trains said: "A fire at Vauxhall station means trains through this station are susceptible to alterations.



    "Please use alternative ways to travel into London once we have limited services as a result of fire at Vauxhall."



    Commuters at Clapham Junction described the scenes of overcrowding because of severe delays as "carnage".



    The fire broke out on platforms 3 and 4, with dramatic pictures showing several firefighters still battle the incident within the daylight.



    'Only travel if absolutely necessary'

    In a image the track is viewed being severely burned.



    Free airline Trains warned commuters on social media marketing: "Only travel if absolutely necessary."



    Trains travelling into Waterloo station were cancelled because the fallout in the blaze continued.



    London Fire Brigade Station Manager John Ryan said: "Once the ability was isolated firefighters quickly started work to tackle the fireplace.



    Trains are required to become delayed until 10am

    "We're currently assessing how much electrical cabling may be affected and damping down pockets of fireplace.



    "The fire will effect on travel today and we'd ask individuals to check before they travel."



    Five from the eight main lines open to trains were create of use.



    Public transit station at Vauxhall was also closed due to smoke billowing in the train track.


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