London Underground Noise Could Damage Hearing

Parts of London Underground are “loud enough to damage people’s hearing”, the BBC has been told.

An academic says the Victoria Line service is on average the loudest while other noisy sections of the Tube equate to “being at a rock concert”.

Parts of the Northern and Jubilee lines are so loud they would require hearing protection if they were workplaces.

Transport for London (TfL) says the noise is “highly unlikely” to cause long-term damage to hearing.

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Published Date: 29th January 2018