Thameslink trains crippled by power cut
A widespread power cut which hit around an hour ago has caused a complete halt to Thameslink services across London.
Stations are full to bursting across the network. Southeastern are mostly unaffected though routes from Blackfriars are disrupted.
#PowerCut Train services at Blackfriars, St Pancras, Kings Cross, London Bridge at a stand
Victora line running again, severe delays
SWR info boards at stations not working
C2C trains delayed
Traffic lights in some areas out
Storms affecting Gatwick, City Airport, Luton Airport
— BBC Radio London Travel (@BBCTravelAlert) August 9, 2019
The power cut affected the Victoria Line and traffic signals in parts of the capital.