London

Part of Richmond Street closed for emergency rail repairs

A main downtown artery is closed Friday for emergency rail repairs that are expected to take up to eight hours.

Drivers taking Richmond Street south of Oxford Street will have to find an alternate route

Richmond Street closed between Piccadilly Street and Mill Street at 11 a.m. Friday for emergency rail repairs. (City of London)

Richmond Street is closed between Piccadilly Street and Mill Street in downtown London for emergency CP Rail repairs Friday.

Crews are expected to take up to eight hours to perform the repairs, which means traffic will be detoured until 7 p.m.

While sidewalks remain open, vehicular traffic will have to find an alternate route.