Rail strikes in pictures: Deserted stations and busy buses

Millions of people are suffering disruption as the largest rail strike for a generation hits Britain’s train services. Credit: PA

Usually crowded stations across the country stand empty on Tuesday, as the biggest rail strike in a generation gets underway over pay, jobs and conditions.

ITV News brings you the strike in pictures.

A quiet Glasgow Central Station, as members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union begin their nationwide strike. Credit: PA
A lone commuter stands in front of the departures board at London's Euston station on Tuesday morning. Credit: PA
Birmingham New Street station stood all but empty on Tuesday morning. Credit: PA
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch on a picket line outside Euston station in London. Credit: PA

Helicopter footage from across London shows empty platforms and lines of trains not in use for the day

The picket line outside Dover Priory Station. Credit: PA
Passengers wait at Great Malvern train station in Worcestershire. Credit: PA
Passengers wait at a bus stop outside Clapham Junction station in south-west London. Credit: PA
Southeastern trains sit in sidings in Ashford, Kent. Credit: PA
A man walks past a gated up entrance at King's Cross Underground Station. Credit: PA
A nearly empty Paddington Station in London. Credit: PA
Passengers disembark from one of the few trains to arrive this morning at Waterloo railway station in London. Credit: AP
Israeli holidaymakers Eliya Lavi, 18, and Oriel Lavi, 21 arrived at London Bridge underground only to find that the station was shut. Credit: PA