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    An impressive blaze at Vauxhall station leaves commuters stranded this morning, with passengers describing the scenes of overcrowding as "carnage".



    Free airline Trains services were hit with delays after the huge fire started at 2.30am.


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    Severe delays continued until 10am, as countless 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 at the mercy of alterations.



    "Please use other ways to visit into London once we have limited services because of fire at Vauxhall."



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



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



    'Only travel if absolutely necessary'

    In a single image the track sometimes appears to be severely burned.



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



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



    London Fire Brigade Station Manager John Ryan said: "Once the energy was isolated firefighters quickly got to work to tackle the fire.



    Trains are expected to be delayed until 10am

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



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



    Five of the eight main lines available to trains were put out useful.



    Riding on the bus station at Vauxhall seemed to be closed as a result of smoke billowing in the train track.


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