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Tottenham Court Road Tube stop closed until November‎

Tube passengers face disruption after a stop at one of central London's busiest underground stations has been closed until November.

Northern Line trains will not stop at Tottenham Court Road for eight months to enable major works on platforms to take place as part of a £500m upgrade.

The Central Line, which also stops at the station, will run as normal.

About 140,000 passengers use the station each day. Tube bosses said they were determined work will not over run.

Meanwhile, Bond Street station is also being upgraded but the Central and Jubilee lines will continue to stop there as normal.

Both stations are on Oxford Street, the main central London shopping thoroughfare.

Richard Parry, of London Underground, said: "The huge increase in capacity these station upgrades will bring will enhance Oxford Street's status as a world-class shopping area by providing a fantastic gateway to the West End.

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