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Emergency services rush to West Harrow Station

Emergency services and a police helicopter have been spotted at West Harrow Station on Vaughan Road this afternoon (8 April).

It is currently unclear what the emergency services are responding to.

Transport for London (TfL) website has reported severe delays on the Metropolitan Line, with no service running between Aldgate and Harrow-on-the-Hill due to planned engineering work.

However, TfL also reports that the delays are due to an earlier trespasser on the track, although it is not known if this incident is related to the emergency services presence at West Harrow Station.

Emergency services rush to West Harrow Station Harrow Online
West Harrow Station this afternoon. Credit: Q Hussain.

A TfL update stated: “Metropolitan Line: No service between Aldgate and Harrow-on-the-Hill due to planned engineering work. SEVERE DELAYS on the rest of the line due to an earlier trespasser on the track. Tickets valid on local London Buses.”

The situation at West Harrow Station is ongoing and updates are expected.

Residents in the area are advised to check the TfL website and social media channels for the latest travel information.

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to assist emergency services at an incident at West Harrow Underground Station on 09/04.

“The Brigade was called at 1327 and the incident was over for firefighters by 1355. One fire engine from Harrow Fire Station attended the scene.”

Harrow Online have approached London Ambulance Service and British Transport Police (BTP) for updates. Met Police have confirmed that the incident is being dealt with by BTP.

 


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