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Games tube route reopened

The Central line tube service to the Olympic Park in Stratford in east London has reopened after being suspended for three hours due to a fire alert. Trains in and out of Liverpool Street were earlier affected by signal problems.

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Tube trains suspended at Olympic Park

A visitor makes her way from Stratford station to the Olympic Park. Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Tube trains to the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London were suspended this morning.

Spectators travelling to Stratford on the Central line at around 7am were told all services were terminating at Liverpool Street due to an incident at Leyton.

A defective train westbound was awaiting the arrival of the London Fire Brigade, a train driver said. Station announcers at Bank said there were reports of a fire on board the train.

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