Central Line Disruption

Central Line part suspended due to burst water main

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Olympic transport concerns

With just 50 days to go until the start of the Olympics, Transport bosses are insisting the network will be able meet demand during the Games.

This morning, four tube lines were either suspended or delayed including the Central line which has been flooded by a burst water main.

The knock on effect was chaos for hundreds of thousands of commuters and increased fears the tube will be unable to cope this summer.

Toby Sadler reports.

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Central line part suspended

Service suspended on Central Line between Bethnal Green and Leytonstone and severe delays on the rest of the line due to a burst water main causing flooding at Stratford.

Tickets being accepted on local buses, Greater Anglia and First Great Western services.

Replacement buses are running between Leytonstone and Stratford; and between Leytonstone and Mile End.

Disruption is expected to be ongoing into late morning.

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