A tube strike which threatened to cause misery for millions of commuters was called off at the last minute today.
London Underground and the two unions, the RMT and TSSA, reached agreement after talks at the conciliation service ACAS.
The 48-hour stoppage was due to begin at 9pm and was expected to lead to a repeat of the disruption during last week's action.
The dispute is over the proposed closure of ticket offices and the loss of 950 jobs. London Underground made a new offer to the unions today to extend the consultation period and freeze voluntary redundancy applications.
RMT boss Bob Crow said:
Reacting to the suspension of strikes, Boris Johnson said: