Travel delays in central London as Kings Cross station is evacuated and closed

Caitlin Morrison
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Kings Cross was evacuated this morning (Source: Getty)

Commuters were facing delays in central London this morning after King's Cross station was evacuated and closed for safety reasons.

The station has since been reopened and trains are stopping there again.

Transport for London revealed the station had been closed to prevent overcrowding.

However, witnesses tweeted that the station had been evacuated due to an emergency.

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