Horse on Metro station sparks alert for drivers as animal is led to safety
A stray pony was led to safety after it trotted onto a Metro station platform at rush hour.
Passengers reported the piebald horse was loose at Brockley Whins and reported it to service bosses at 8am today, Monday, August 12.
A spokesman for Nexus, which runs the service, said: “We received a report that a horse had strayed on to Brockley Whins Metro station platform.
“Trains were cautioned through this area of the line while the incident was dealt with.
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“This involved alerting drivers and reducing speeds of trains.
“Brockley Whins is an unstaffed station so staff were sent out to deal with the incident.
“Before they got there a member of the public led the horse away and put it safely back into the nearby field that it had escaped from.”