July 25, 2024

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Waterloo & City line to reopen after 14 months

London Underground is gearing up for the return of 1000’s of Town employees by reopening of “The Drain” amongst Waterloo and Financial institution stations.

The Waterloo & Town line, which has been shut for 14 months, will reopen on June 21, Transportation for London said.

It issued the statement just before Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned of “disruption” to the reopening of the economic system in mild of new strains of Covid-19.

The line was opened in 1898 and grew to become regarded for extensive queues at the country’s busiest overland educate station.

It carries 15m travellers yearly and is the 2nd busiest right after the Victoria line.

Tube bosses are to set on an further peak expert services to cater for bankers, lawyers and accountants that are not able to adjust their operating hours.

Catherine McGuinness, coverage chief for the Town of London Corporation, said: “The reopening of the historic Waterloo & Town line is vital to the Sq. Mile’s recovery.”

In the meantime, rail corporations will insert 2,five hundred additional everyday expert services from Sunday.