Passengers in tube alert
Tuesday 18 February 1997
Police and ambulance crews were at the scene and services on the Northern Line were suspended following the incident which took place at 10.10am. There were no reports of any injuries.
London Underground said that all 100 or so passengers on board the train had been led to safety along the track to Euston station, which was a distance of about 150ft. A spokesman said that the cause of the derailment was being investigated.
All services were suspended both north and southbound along the affected section of the Northern Line, although a southbound service via Bank was still operating.
London Underground said later that 118 people had been on board the derailed tube. And it confirmed that nobody had been injured.
A spokeswoman said that investigations were still going on as to the cause of the accident, as a result of which the Northern Line was unlikely to reopen between Camden and Moorgate - the City branch - until today.
However, the spokeswoman said that normal services had resumed on the Charing Cross branch line.
- 1 Stem cells that can kill cancer have been engineered by scientists
- 2 Ricky Gervais and Dame Judi Dench back campaign to stop Thailand dog meat trade
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
Stem cells that can kill cancer have been engineered by scientists
Ottawa shooting: 'Sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers shot suspect at point-blank range after diving around pillar'
Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
McKamey Manor: This 'extreme' haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
Jack Bruce dead: Cream bass player dies of liver disease aged 71
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
£110 - £200 per day: Randstad Education Leeds: Secondary Maths Teacher for spe...
£40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...
£30000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...
£35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...