London Underground 2005 Stock - Problems

Problems

During the morning rush hour on 21 July 2010, a train broke down at Pimlico, and ambulances had to be called in to rescue almost 3,000 trapped passengers. Five days later, on 26 July 2010, another morning rush-hour train broke down at Oxford Circus, causing all Victoria line services to be temporarily suspended. Transport for London cited software failures and over-sensitive door sensors as the main causes of both problems.

A new sensitive door edge, branded Intelligent Sensitive Edge, is being developed by the Victoria line engineers to overcome this problem, and TfL hopes to install it across the stock at a cost of around £3 million.

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