Contractors drill through roof of Central Line tube tunnel

Grant Prior 2 years ago
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Parts of the Central Line were closed last night after contractors drilled through the roof of a London Underground tunnel.

Masonry fell on the track near Shepherd's Bush station

The damage is understood to have been caused by contractors working near Westfield shopping centre extension in west London.

Masonry fell on the track outside Shepherd’s Bush station forcing the closure of the line between Marble Arch and White City.

Transport for London ordered the line to be closed at 8pm and it reopened at 9.30pm once debris was cleared from the tracks.

 

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