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Walthamstow Central tube station re-opens after suspect package scare

The Tube strike starts in London on Tuesday night at 9.30pm The Tube strike starts in London on Tuesday night at 9.30pm

Friday, January 3, 2014
12:07 PM

Walthamstow Central tube station has re-opened after the discovery of a suspect package saw it and the nearby bus station evacuated this morning.

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Police said the object was discovered around 9.30am, and London Fire Brigade confirmed they had sent one fire engine and one fire rescue unit to the east London terminus.

The station area, along with Selbourne Road and a section of Hoe Street was cordoned off by officers, but a spokesman for the Met said

its operation was now over and the scene had been cleared.

Transport for London said Walthamstow Central station had re-opened and services were back to normal via a message posted on Twitter on the TfL Victoria Line account.

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