Tube worker gets head stuck in doors

A London tube worker got his head caught in the doors of a carriage on the Central Line at St Paul's.

The incident occurred just after the morning rush hour and the footage shows just how busy the station was at the time.

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According to the Standard the TfL employee had stepped onto the train to check it was empty after a fault was found on board.

Lily Smith, who was on the platform, told the Standard: "London Underground workers were checking the carriages were empty, whilst telling everyone to stay away from the doors.

"There was obviously some miscommunication between the workers, then the doors shut, I heard a roar of laughter from passengers on the platform and saw his head stuck in the door."

A witness said it took around 10 minutes for him to be freed and TfL confirmed that no one was injured during the incident.

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