Dogs have allegedly been injured after flooding concealed broken glass left lying in a tunnel.

Tabatha Caplan says a tunnel which runs under the Thameslink line in Borehamwood has been filled with water for weeks.

She has hit out at Network Rail for failing to fix the problem despite people making complaints.

The tunnel connects Beechfield Close to the fields behind Red Road, near Elstree & Borehamwood station, which is used regularly by dog walkers.

Borehamwood Times:

Dogs have reportedly cut their feet on glass while walking through the flooded tunnel

Ms Caplan said: "The flooding in the tunnel is appalling. Two dogs have already been injured because the water conceals broken glass so the owners were unable to avoid it.

"Small dogs are scared to walk through. Elderly people are turning away rather than having to wade through icy and dirty water.

"It's been like this for weeks and Network Rail have chosen to ignore it, despite several complaints by several dog owners."

Borehamwood Times:

Network Rail says its workers have carried out an inspection in the tunnel.

A spokesperson for Network Rail said: "We’d like to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the flooding of a tunnel under the railway in Borehamwood.

"Network Rail workers have visited site to inspect the area and we will be returning to clear the drains in the area, as well as to investigate whether any further work is needed.

"We would like to thank residents for their patience whilst this work takes place."