Tube Strike

Tube workers have voted to go on strike in a row over jobs and conditions of service.

The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said almost 100 of its members based at a control centre had overwhelmingly backed a campaign of industrial action.

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London Underground: changes 'will increase capacity'

London Underground says its modernisation programme will increase capacity. Credit: Reuters, Andrew Winning

London Underground says that moving control-room services to Hammersmith will increase capacity on the tube network.

A single control centre is being set up as part of a major modernisation programme. New signalling systems are also being installed on the Metropolitan, District, Hammersmith & City and Circle Lines.

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