Tube strike kicks off week of walkouts
A Tube strike that has closed almost all London Underground stations in the centre of the capital and caused chaos for commuters is just the start of a spate of industrial action planned for this week.
London has been hit by a dispute over ticket office closures and more than 800 job losses, which saw the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) and Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) unions call a 24-hour walkout starting at 6pm yesterday.
Although eight out of 11 tube lines are running some services, the BBC reports, these are concentrated in outer boroughs and there are... read more
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