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Bakerloo Line Collapsed?

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AyBee

Original Poster:

7,704 posts

107 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Has the tube line collapse under the Thames between Embankment and Waterloo - nothing on bbc yet but a few minor news stories breaking.

marshalla

14,813 posts

106 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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TfL website said:
Bakerloo Line

Suspended between Piccadilly Circus and Elephant and Castle due to an obstruction in tunnel at Embankment. Severe delays on the rest of the line.

Du1point8

19,080 posts

97 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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small defect on tunnel wall that the train hit...

wonder what that was.

AyBee

Original Poster:

7,704 posts

107 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Du1point8 said:
small defect on tunnel wall that the train hit...

wonder what that was.
A partial collapse of the tunnel? wink
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Du1point8

19,080 posts

97 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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AyBee said:
Du1point8 said:
small defect on tunnel wall that the train hit...

wonder what that was.
A partial collapse of the tunnel? wink
Bet its one of the metal plate they have in there.

Wonder how long before union blames TFL for bad health and safety and wants a pay rise for people doing more inspections.

DonkeyApple

22,703 posts

74 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Du1point8 said:
small defect on tunnel wall that the train hit...

wonder what that was.
Bob Crowe's wallet?

nelly1

5,386 posts

136 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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DonkeyApple said:
Du1point8 said:
small defect on tunnel wall that the train hit...

wonder what that was.
Bob Crowe's wallet?
That would have looked like this...

skinley

1,681 posts

65 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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"There is no tunnel collapse in the Bakerloo line, nor is there any flooding or any injuries. It is wrong and irresponsible to suggest otherwise."


K12beano

16,500 posts

180 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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skinley said:
"There is no tunnel collapse in the Bakerloo line, nor is there any flooding or any injuries. It is wrong and irresponsible to suggest otherwise."
"...and I did not have sexual relations with that woman."


Strong denials are almost more worrying than the truth!

AyBee

Original Poster:

7,704 posts

107 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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skinley said:
"There is no tunnel collapse in the Bakerloo line, nor is there any flooding or any injuries. It is wrong and irresponsible to suggest otherwise."
So it's collapsed and there is flooding and people have been injured? wink

NiceCupOfTea

23,726 posts

156 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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PANIC!!!117

normalbloke

2,880 posts

124 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Hoofy said:
They've gone and shot another Brazilian, haven't they?
Harsh.......

Hoofy

61,951 posts

187 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Bah. I'll remove my post, then.

Trommel

12,990 posts

164 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Bob Crow said:
This emergency incident exposes TfL's cavalier attitude to the work of its emergency response unit and exposes once again their willingness to chance their arm on public safety

Keyser Soze

16,043 posts

96 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Trommel said:
Bob Crow said:
This emergency incident exposes TfL's cavalier attitude to the work of its emergency response unit and exposes once again their willingness to chance their arm on public safety
frown

For a while there I was hoping it was his fat head that had been hit

iphonedyou

5,840 posts

62 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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^ That's rich, given Tube Lines maintenance crews are on a 72 hour strike at the moment.

pablo

13,830 posts

178 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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best fill the car up with petrol and keep a jerry can in the garage just in case....

Du1point8

19,080 posts

97 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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iphonedyou said:
^ That's rich, given Tube Lines maintenance crews are on a 72 hour strike at the moment.
What it looks like to me is there is an issue on the line, the RMT called in the tunnel collapse (even though they have no men down there) to gain support for their strike and spread panic.

If this is in anyway true then they should be disgusted with themselves.

(Its the kind of thing Bob would do though)

iphonedyou

5,840 posts

62 months

Thursday 26th April 2012
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Du1point8 said:
What it looks like to me is there is an issue on the line, the RMT called in the tunnel collapse (even though they have no men down there) to gain support for their strike and spread panic.

If this is in anyway true then they should be disgusted with themselves.

(Its the kind of thing Bob would do though)
I don't know - personally, I'd be disinclined to support them if I thought a partial collapse had occured while they were striking. It would sort of show how dangerous it is for them to strike.

But it wouldn't surprise me, right enough.