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2 February 2011, 16:19 | Updated: 16 February 2011, 12:29
The RMT union is claiming the tube has turned into a 'criminal's playground' because of cuts to staffing numbers.
It's after thieves stole cabling from Fairlop station in east London, leaving part of the Central Line suspended until after half past 7 this morning.
But Transport for London deny cutbacks have left the network vulnerable and insist there has been no change to the frequency of track inspections.