Highgate station reopens after escalator fault

The station has been closed while the escalators are repaired Picture: PA/Nick Ansell

The station has been closed while the escalators are repaired Picture: PA/Nick Ansell - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Highgate station has reopened after closing because of faulty escalators.

Transport for London had previously said no trains would stop while repairs go on.

Its closure was announced at 1.30pm but its reopening was announced less than an hour later at 2.27pm.