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London Underground delays: Severe rush hour disruption on Circle and Hammersmith and City lines

Delays are being caused by a signal failure at King's Cross station

There are severe delays on a number of Tube lines(Image: (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images))

Commuters are facing severe delays on the Circle line and Hammersmith and City line this morning (Wednesday April 26) due to a signal failure at King's Cross station.

The Metropolitan line is also affected between Baker Street and Aldgate.

The Hammersmith and City line is experiencing severe delays on the entire line, with Transport for London (TfL) advising those travelling to re-plan their journey.

Delays are affecting the Circle line clockwise and commuters are advised tickets are being accepted on buses.

The Circle line's Twitter account posted a statement which said: "Severe delays clockwise only while we fix a signal failure at King's Cross.

"Tickets are being accepted on local buses"

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