Bicycle shops in central London reported a boom in trade on Thursday as commuters stranded by the Tube shutdown sought alternative means of transport.
"We've actually built extra bikes to cater for the demand but they're all gone too."
• On Thursday Marks & Spencer's Simply Food store at Waterloo station provided food and drink to people involved in the response operation.
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