Strike brings London's Tube network to a standstill

London Underground was at a standstill today as thousands of workers supported a strike, causing travel chaos across the capital.

Commuters packed on to buses or walked to work in bright sunshine, with Tube services set to be disrupted until Friday morning.

Business groups said the strike will cost the capital's economy tens of millions of pounds.

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Beating the strike by bus? How many can you count in this aerial picture?

For many Londoners the best way to get around today will be by bus. Last night the rush hour began early. The crew in the Met Police helicopter counted 64 buses lining London's streets.

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