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Commuter strife as London Tube chaos continues

Many commuters are experiencing severe travel disruption this morning as a 48 hour London Underground tube strike continues.

Members of the RMT and TSSA unions will end their walkout at 9pm.

Commuters look on the 'plus' side of the tube strike

Some commuters forced to walk this morning as a result of the ongoing London Underground strike looked on the positive of their journeys.


Commuter woes on arrival at Finsbury Park station

Commuters at Finsbury Park station this morning were greeted by closed gates at 7am.

Early morning buses too full to pick up more passengers

ITV London correspondent Simon Harris has tweeted this picture of a crowded bus in London as a 48 hour tube strike continues to cause transport problems for commuters.


Commuter misery on final day of London Tube strike

Commuters in the capital are facing more disruption as a strike on London Underground enters its final day this week. The RMT and TSSA unions are to take part in talks on Friday, with the aim of reaching an agreement to end the dispute.

The first of two 48-hour strikes began on Tuesday night.

A man looks through locked gates at London Bridge station. Credit: PA Wire

Bob Crow: 950 jobs will be lost if TfL go ahead

Union chief Bob Crow insisted 950 jobs would be lost if Transport for London went ahead with plans to close ticket offices and disputed suggestions 200 new jobs would be created in the new year.

He also denied going ahead with the strike when only 30% of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) union had voted for it was undemocratic.

"Look at all these MPs in Parliament. How many people voted for them, but they are going along carrying out austerity!"

Tube boss: Why wait till Friday for strike talks?

LU managing director Mike Brown said:

Acas have tonight invited LU and the RMT and TSSA unions for talks on our plans for the modernisation of the Tube this Friday.

We welcome further talks, and the unions' decision to return to Acas, but why wait till Friday?

I call on the leaderships of the RMT and TSSA to meet us tomorrow and to suspend Thursday's strike so we can get on with talks to resolve this issue and avoid any more unnecessary disruption to Londoners.

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