Rail commuters have been told not to attempt to travel into London Waterloo after engineering works overran.
Waterloo delays: South Western Railway passenger told DO NOT travel after engineering works overrun
South Western Railway (SWR) passengers using the route into London Waterloo from Surbiton were warned not to travel on Monday morning.
Disruption is expected to last for the entire day and the Network Rail engineering works will not be finished until 8.39am at the earliest.
The rail operator said Woking, Surbiton, Raynes Park and Earlsfield stations are all closed. Until the works clear no trains can leave Wimbledon or Clapham Junction depots.
Chaos: Passengers are facing delays until the end of the day. (PA Archive/PA Images)
A spokesman for SWR said: “To assist you with your journey your ticket will be accepted, at no extra cost to yourself, on the following services:
“Southern Rail services via any reasonable route.
“London Underground services via any reasonable route.
“TfL Bus services from Chessington South/Surbiton/Teddington from/towards London Waterloo.
“GWR services via any reasonable route.
“If you hold a SWR car park seaason ticket, you may park at any SWR station today. Your train ticket will also be accepted from that station.
“We are very sorry for any delay that this may cause to your journey.”