July 1, 2014 / 6:43 AM / 5 years ago

Britain's Torness 1 nuclear unit taken offline - EDF

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Torness 1 nuclear unit was taken off line at 1.22 a.m. (1222 GMT) on Tuesday, operator EDF Energy said.

EDF’s website said the 640-megawatt unit would be off line for the next seven days but did not give a reason for the outage.

Reporting by Susanna Twidale; editing by Jason Neely

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