Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to smoke

Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to smoke

Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to smoke

The Twitter user's photo showed one man using a magazine to shield his face from the smoke.

Trains are not stopping at the station, TFL added.

Reports on social media describe how alarmed commuters and tourists were seen running up the stairs, away from the platform as smoke filled the underground tunnel.

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The Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines have been suspended.

British Transport Police have said the cause of the fire is not now being treated as suspicious.

Another said: "Don't go near Oxford Circus". The station is closed because of a fire alert'.

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"When we got out there were a couple of people crying".

However, others said that it was calm and many people were still trying to tap their Oyster cards to get out of the station.

British police said the incident was not being treated as suspicious.

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