District Line Underground delays: man on the roof of Barons Court station

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British Transport Police are dealing with the Barons Court incident (Image: Shutterstock / William Barton)

The London Underground in west London ground to a halt tonight after a man climbed onto the roof of a station.

There was no service on the District Line between Acton Town and Hyde Park Corner.

Photos and videos on social media show the man on the roof of Barons Court station.

A UK Transport Police spokesman said: “We are currently responding to an incident at #BaronsCourt involving a man on the roof of the station.

“Specialist negotiators are on site and working to bring the incident to a safe conclusion as quickly as possible.

“Thank you for your patience while we respond.”

TFL said: “Due to a customer incident at Barons Court, there is no service between Earl’s Court and Richmond / Ealing Broadway / Kensington (Olympia). Serious delays on the rest of the line.’

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Justin Scacco

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