He should be ASH-amed! Moment Tube passenger casually puffs on a CIGARETTE in the carriage leaving fellow travellers fuming
- Video footage showed the man brazenly smoking on the Piccadilly Line
- Smoking has been banned on the London Underground since 1984
- Another passenger filmed the man as he puffed on a cigarette in London
This is the moment a man smoked a cigarette on a London underground carriage in front of horrified passengers.
Video footage showed the man reclining on his seat on the Piccadilly Line with what appeared to be a cigarette in his hand.
Another passenger filmed the man as he lifted the cigarette to his lips before exhaling a puff of smoke in the confined space.
Other people in the carriage wore masks as required under Covid rules, but the man was not wearing a face covering in the clip.
Video footage appeared to show the man reclining on his seat on the Piccadilly Line with a cigarette in his hand
Another passenger filmed the man as he seemed to brazenly lift the cigarette to his mouth before exhaling in the confined space
It is thought the smoker was filmed on January 15. The clip, which was shared on social media, has since gained more than 31,140 views.
One person said: ‘If only I was there….. I’d give a disapproving sigh before moving to another carriage.’
Another person added: ‘Can’t believe everyone looking and not saying anything.’
Someone else wrote: ‘What a MORON!!! SHAMEFUL!!!!’
It is not known if any arrests have been made.
Smoking on the London Underground has been banned since 1984, and yields a maximum fine of £1000 for those committing the offence, as stated on TFL’s website.