Act of vandalism disrupts GO Lakeshore East service
A GO Transit train arrives at Union Station in Toronto. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)
Chris Kitching, cp24.com
Published Wednesday, November 14, 2012 5:29AM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, November 14, 2012 9:39AM EST
Some commuters on GO Transit's Lakeshore East line encountered delays Wednesday morning after a signal cable was severed in an act of vandalism overnight.
GO Transit said Durham Regional Police are investigating the crime, which occurred between Pickering and Rouge Hill stations.
Toronto-bound trains were delayed by about 10 minutes until crews repairs the severed cable and service returned to normal at about 6:40 a.m.
During the repairs, trains were forced to slow down between Guildwood and Rouge Hill stations for safety reasons, resulting in delays, said GO Transit spokeswoman Vanessa Thomas.
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