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Monday, December 04, 2006

Just another Metronet Monday on the Waterloo and Pitty Line

Tfl website earlier todayDust, anyone for some dust?

After a weekend where The Tube has generally managed to avoid major disruption due to the high winds and rain, a small breeze may have been useful as the City returned to work this morning.

The latest in crazy excuses for the Waterloo and City line was that it was closed due to "excessive dust on the platforms" and was expected to remain that way for the entire morning peak period.

Update: 05/12/06 12:30

The line finally opened mid-afternoon yesterday but was again closed this morning following some drivers still complaining that their vision was being obscured by dust. The line has since reopened at 11:30.

Tim O'Toole said Metronet had failed to carry out enough dust suppression leaving a "terrible mess" on Monday. The dust had been caused by rail grinding over the weekend.


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