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Car crashes into tube depot wall, scattering bricks on track

London SE1 website team

Bricks tumbled onto the tracks at the Bakerloo line's London Road Depot on Tuesday night when a car crashed into a wall above the open-air sidings.

Car crashes into tube depot wall, scattering bricks on track
The clear-up operation continued on Thursday lunchtime, a day and a half after the car crash

The crash took place in Lambeth Road – opposite St George's Cathedral.

The British Transport Police says no-one was injured.

Transport for London's emergency response unit spent several hours clearing masonry and fencing from the tracks.

There were severe delays to northbound Bakerloo line services during the morning rush hour on Wednesday as a result of the incident.

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