Chaos is probably an understatement.
People were forced on to trams, told to go to Camberwell. Pedestrians were overflowing on the corner of Burnley St, and when a tram did come, nobody could get on. Taxi's were the vehicle of choice for some, while many others chose to walk or wait for a lift. Traffic around Burnley was worse than normal, as was Hawthorn. All 75 trams were chockers as well.
I didn't see one Connex staff member the whole time - just an observation, not an attack on Connex.
There were a lot of angry people on the trams.
And back in to hiding I go