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Engineer called to Tube tunnel as services suspended

A civil engineer was called to assess a Tube tunnel on Saturday after masonry was found beneath the track.

London Underground temporarily suspended the Central Line after the discovery at Mile End.

The engineer investigated the condition of the tunnel wall before giving the all clear for services to resume.

Damage was then repaired overnight during standard engineering hours.

LU chief operating officer Phil Hufton said: “At no time was there any danger to passengers.” 

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