Seven sisters captured on camera at Seven Sisters station

A commuter was stunned when he spotted seven nuns on an train platform - at Seven Sisters station.

What odds? Seven nuns sit waiting for a train at Seven Sisters station

Ben Patey, 33, was travelling home from work when he captured the amazing snap at the north London Underground stop.

He said: “I had just had a long day and I was waiting to jump on the train when I looked across and saw the nuns and the sign.

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“I had to do a double-take. It was one of those strange but amusing moments.”

Seven Sisters is believed to take its name from a group of seven elm trees which were planted around a willow tree in the 14th Century.

It is thought they may have been planted by seven non-ecclesiastical sisters who were going their separate ways.