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Fire alert closes Liverpool Street Tube station just before rush hour

PUBLISHED: 08:07 02 July 2015 | UPDATED: 14:57 11 September 2015

Liverpool Street Tube station was briefly closed this morning due to a fire alert.

The station was closed around 7.27am and reopened at 7.59am.

This meant that Tube trains on the Metropolitan Line, the Hammersmith and City Line, the Central Line and the Circle Line could not stop at the station for half an hour.

The rail station was not affected.

More details to follow as we get them

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