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London’s Charing Cross station shut due to gas leak: Network Rail

A gas leak has been detected in popular London’s West End at Charing Cross Station (L) (Shutterstock)
LONDON: UK’s Network Rail said London’s Charing Cross station was closed early on Tuesday due to a gas leak in a nearby road.
Emergency services are dealing with the incident and a cordon and road closures are also in place, the rail service said in a statement.
Some services may be delayed or canceled as a result, it said, adding that the station would be reopened as soon as it gets clearance from emergency services.
Transport for London also tweeted, informing commuters that “A4 Strand / Northumberland St. — Rd is closed” between Trafalgar Square and Bedford Street.

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