24-hour strike continues on five tube lines London Which causes inconvenience to the passengers.
Member of Rail, Marine and Transport (RMTThe union is going out in a dispute over the new shift pattern.
TfL said the strike would result in “little or no service in locations”, with Waterloo and the City Line – which uses Central Line drivers – also affected.
The RMT said that Friday morning’s strike was “rock solid with picketing and picketing involved all the way”.
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Tube trains stand at Stanmore this morning as tube strike begins
Tube union blames London Underground owners for strike chaos
RMT General Mick Lynch called Friday’s Tube strike “totally avoidable” and blamed London Underground owners for bulldozing through the plans.
“This action was completely avoidable if LU owners had not attempted to bulldoze through arrangements that eliminated night tube driver grades, lumping everyone into a central pool where they were asked to cut costs. in a campaign to be detached at will,” he said.
“We are available to negotiate.”
Strike action this morning is ‘rock solid’
Tube union RMT said that the strike action is in full swing and pickets have been put up on all the affected lines.
The drivers are on strike to stop the Night Tube staff’s plan.
The owners say they will be available for talks.
How to Avoid Tube Strike
Piccadilly and Waterloo and City Lines remain suspended.
Jubilee, Victoria and Northern Lines Less service is running and trains are expected to be busier than usual.
central line White is running shuttle services between City and Ealing Broadway, Hainault and Liverpool Street, Leytonstone and Epping, Woodford and Hainault, and West Ruislip and North Acton. No service on the rest of the line.
Travelers are advised to take local buses, London Overground, DLR and Network Rail trains wherever possible. Valid tickets are being accepted on these services.
Passengers traveling to Heathrow are advised to use TfL Rail services as an alternative to the Piccadilly Line wherever possible.
Slight delay in circle line
The Circle line is currently facing minor delays as morning commuters have to go to work.
Transport for London said it was due to cancel the train.
Passengers forced to change route amid closure of Piccadilly line
The Piccadilly line was badly hit today and commuters faced gated stations.
Northfield was one of the abandoned stations in West London.
Costas, 25, was on his way to work at Rico Heathrow, but was forced to make other travel plans.
He added: “It is ridiculous that we are trying to recover financially from a pandemic and now this. this is not right.”
What does RMT stand for?
RMT stands for National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers.
The trade union is a democratic and highly sophisticated one with over 83,000 members from almost every sector of the transportation industry.
Members include employees of mainline and underground railways, shipping and offshore, buses and road freight.
Why are tube drivers on strike?
The service is set to resume overnight on Saturday night for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
RMT says the rota being imposed on Tube drivers will ruin their work-life balance by “bulldozing through extra nights and weekend work”.
However, Transport for London says the changes have been agreed upon by other unions and will result in drivers working around four night shifts a year.
Is Tube Strike progressing?
Yes. The 24-hour tube strike began early Friday morning, affecting the Central, Northern, Piccadilly, Jubilee, Victoria and Waterloo and City lines.
Union masters confirmed on Thursday that there would be strike action, with travel chaos in the city.
RMT drivers were asked not to look at the clock from 4.30 am on Friday.
Tube Strike Piccadilly Line
The entire Piccadilly line is suspended due to strike action by RMT.
Valid tickets will be accepted on buses and network rail services.