London Underground Ltd. indicated it aims to go ahead with plans to buy driverless trains, raising the prospect of renewed clashes with unions that say the move poses a threat to passenger safety and employment levels.
London Underground managers will meet unions tomorrow after a two-day strike over job cuts and ticket- office closures ending at 9 p.m. left commuters grappling with reduced services, shuttered stations and snarled traffic.
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.