London Underground said it expects a second two-day strike over ticket-office closures and more than 750 job cuts to go ahead tonight after negotiations between management and unions failed to produce a breakthrough.
A two-day strike by London Underground employees over job cuts and ticket-office closures left commuters facing an arduous trip home as stations remained shuttered and roads struggled to cope with extra demand.
A two-day strike by London Underground employees over job cuts and ticket-office closures caused travel chaos in the capital as stations remained shuttered and roads struggled to cope with extra demand.
London Underground staff belonging to the Rail, Maritime & Transport union plan to go ahead with a 48- hour strike starting tomorrow evening over Mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to close ticket offices and cut 750 jobs.
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