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A single commuter rides a deserted Tube train.

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Pictures: Key worker's eerie photos of empty London during lockdown commute

These eerie photos taken by a commuting key worker show how London has become a ghost town during the coronavirus lockdown.

The capital – home to 8.9 million residents and usually filled with commuters – is empty as Brits stay home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boris Johnson last week ordered the restriction of all but essential travel in public spaces in order to cease the spread of the deadly virus.

Only key workers and people whose jobs can ensure they maintain social distancing rules are allowed to travel to work.

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Photos along the South Bank show the London Eye – one of the Capital's top tourist attractions – at a standstill amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

Other tourist hotspots such as China Town, Borough Market and the National Gallery are totally empty.

The mid-morning snaps are a stark difference to photos of commuters packed on busy trains from just over a week before.

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