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Metropolitan commuters suffered travel "chaos" at Harrow on the Hill Station on Tuesday morning (January 23) following a signal failure at Finchley Road.

Passengers cramming onto Harrow on the Hill's platform were told by TfL to expect "severe delays."

According to TfL Metropolitan Line disruption between Harrow on the Hill and Aldgate was caused by signal failure at Finchley Road.

Getwestlondon reporter Kat Clementine who was caught up in the travel "chaos" said: "People literally cannot move on the entire platform!"

Some passengers who managed to make their way onto a Metropolitan Line train at Harrow on the Hill were later made to disembark at Wembley.

Clementine tweeted: "Just about to be kicked off at Wembley and the train driver said: 'Harrow on the Hill is likely to close due to overcrowding so those of you who have made it this far have done well'.”

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Platforms at Harrow-on-the-Hill station were so packed full this morning, commuters had to hold on to each other so they didn’t fall onto the tracks.

Ellie-Rose, who got caught up in the crowd, said:

“When Harrow-on-the-Hill station looked like this and you didn’t close it, people had to hold each other to avoid being knocked onto the tracks.

“Not cool @TfL #metline.

“It was a nightmare, it didn’t feel safe or organised at all.”

Harrow-on-the-Hill station was extremely overcrowded on Tuesday morning (January 23)
Harrow-on-the-Hill station was extremely overcrowded on Tuesday morning (January 23) (Image: @EllieRose_xo)

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Duncan Flynn, Councillor for the Northwood Hills ward in Hillingdon, wrote on Twitter:

“I use most TfL tube lines but the Met Line is undoubtedly the worst service in my experience with almost daily signal failures.

“My residents in Northwood Hills deserve better and Sadiq Khan needs to look at the abject level of service.”

He added:

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Passengers cramped on Metropolitan Line train (Image: Kat Clementine)

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Getwestlondon reporter Kat Clementine who was caught up in the travel “chaos” said: “People literally cannot move on the entire platform!”

Metropolitan Line passengers suffered severe delays and overcrowding on Tuesday morning (January 23) due to signal failure at Finchley Road.

Commuters were crammed onto the platform at Harrow on the Hill station during rush hour.

Getwestlondon journalist Kat Clementine was caught in the travel ‘chaos’ and said some Harrow on the Hill passengers who made it on to a train later had to disembark at Wembley.

TfL has advised passengers to take alternative routes.