- LU proposes two months of intensive talks with unions, starting tomorrow
- Talks will examine LU's modernisation proposals in detail, station by station
- Unions will suspend strikes and industrial action while talks continue
The leader of the biggest tube union has signalled new battles ahead as the Underground enters an unprecedented period of modernisation.
A tube strike which threatened to cause misery for millions of commuters was called off at the last minute today.
The largest Tube union, the RMT, will decide this afternoon whether to call off tonight's 48 hour strike.