Cement sugar idea prevented even further disruption

Quick thinking from engineers prevented cement from setting in the Victoria Line signal room which would have caused even further disruption to commuters.

Peter McNaught, operations director for the Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines, said it was lucky workers knew sugar would stop the cement setting.

Normal service has resumed on the line after engineers worked throughout the night to repair the damage.

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Victoria Line back to normal after cement debacle

Water and cement leaked into the signal room which means no signals are working on the southern section of the line.