Tube strike: London braced for worst disruption in a decade after talks break down


London Underground services will start to shut down from Wednesday afternoon in dispute over pay and Night Tube

Wednesday 08 July 2015

The biggest London Underground strike in more than a decade will start on Wednesday, after last-minute talks between tube bosses and unions ended in acrimony.

Almost 20,000 tube workers will walk out from 6.30pm, crippling tube services until Friday morning and causing travel chaos across the capital.

Last minute talks at the conciliation service, Acas, aimed at settling the dispute – over pay and the new ‘Night Tube’ service – broke down late on Tuesday.

The boss of London Underground (LU) accused of unions of not acting in a “fair and reasonable” manner over an improved pay offer, while transport chiefs were accused of “foolish games of brinkmanship”.

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