Tube disruption continues after strike

Commuters queue for the underground to resume at Waterloo station in London, as tube services remain disrupted following a strike by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) on Tuesday. PA Media

London Underground services continued to be disrupted on Wednesday after a strike by thousands of workers crippled the Tube on Tuesday.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) are taking industrial action in a bitter dispute over jobs, pensions and conditions.

The Tube was suspended during Tuesday’s rush hour, with only a few services running later in the day.

Article continues below...
Advert

Enjoy more Railway reading in the monthly magazine.
Click here to subscribe & save.

Also see

Commuters pack a Jubilee line train at Canary Wharf station (08:20) in London, as tube services remain disrupted following a strike by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) on Tuesday. PA Media.

Transport for London had warned that disruption would continue into Wednesday, with no Tubes until at least 7:30 am and a severely disrupted service until later in the morning.

TfL said customers should avoid travelling in the early morning and try to make their journeys later in the day.

Further disruption is expected all day on Thursday during another strike, with customers advised to work from home if they can, and into Friday morning.

Article continues below...
Advert

Some Tube stations were closed on Wednesday and commuters faced another miserable journey to work.

Subscribe to The Railway Magazine Enjoy more of The Railway Magazine reading every month. Click here to subscribe.