Bank Underground station evacuated after a fire alert
It has now been re-opened
London's Bank Underground station was closed at around 7.20pm on Wednesday evening due to a fire alert.
According to officials, a "train was alight".
Around an hour later, the station was re-opened, with services "stopping normally," according to Transport for London.
Passengers smelled smoke in the station before it was evacuated, according to several reports.
TfL tweeted: "Bank/Monument: The station is currently closed.
"This is while we investigate a fire alert."
Thousands of Londoners faced delays to their commute as the police and fire services attended the scene.
Fundscape UK tweeted the below photographs of the incident.
— Fundscape UK (@FundscapeUK) August 8, 2018