Holborn station reopens after rush hour evacuation

 
Caitlin Morrison
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Holborn station was evacuated and closed earlier

Holborn station has reopened after closing due to a fire alert.

Commuters were evacuated from the station just after 9am.

The closure caused disruption on the Piccadilly and Central lines, with Russell Station operating an exit only service due to overcrowding.

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