Underground withdraws 700 cars after derailment

COMMUTERS on London Underground’s Central line faced weeks of disruption after a detached traction motor derailed the rear half of an eight-car train approaching Chancery Lane station at 13.53 on January 25. There were only minor injuries as the derailed cars were tightly confined within the 3·57m diameter tunnel, the ...

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