Tube Strike

September Tube Strikes Cancelled

PA | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

The threat of fresh strikes over plans for an all night Tube service in London has been averted after a union suspended industrial action. A Vict...

After All That, The Night Tube Has Been Postponed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

The launch of the 24-hour London Underground (LU) service has been postponed. The all-night tube service, set to run on selected Friday and Saturda...

Panic Over, The Tube Strike Has Been Suspended

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

Both strikes planned for this week have been cancelled after talks between unions and London Underground managers. The strikes, planned for 25-26 a...

James O'Brien Just Destroyed Boris Johnson Over Striking Tube Workers

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

LBC radio host James O’Brien has made an impassioned defence of striking London Underground workers, whilst criticising London Mayor Boris Johnson. ...

Tube Strikes and Dairy Deals - Solidarity or Subsidy?

Dave Clements | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Politics
Dave Clements

The travelling public should not grumble about the temporary inconvenience of longer journeys to and from work. Shake them by the hand. By defending their own interests and striving for more for themselves, they are standing up for us all. Good on 'em I say!

Two More Tube Strikes Called By Rail Union

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

A further two days of tube strikes are set to hit London, the RMT trade union has announced. Staff are poised to stage two, non-consecutive 24-hou...

The Tube Strike Is a Victory for British Queuing

Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Comedy
Ryan Barrell

Through times of hardship, we usually come out with wonderful examples of perseverance, and the Tube strike is a prime example... But the real winner here - the biggest victory of them all - is the re-emergence of good old British queuing.

Travelling On The Road To Beat The Tube Strike? You Need To Read This

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Hundreds of traffic jams have been reported in London tailing back nearly 200 miles-long, as commuters faced chaos caused by striking tube workers. ...

Infographic Shows Why Every Day's Like A Tube Strike For Wheelchair Users

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

As the Tube strike hits London and commuters complain of travel chaos, this infographic reminds us of the pitiful access wheelchair users have to the ...

This Tube Strike Bus Queue Almost Stretches The Whole Length Of Liverpool St Station

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Everyone expected to spend their mornings queuing thanks the tube strike - but the bus queue at Liverpool Street Station really took the biscuit. W...

9 Things That Put The Tube Strike Into Perspective

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

There’s no doubt London’s tube strike is inconvenient for commuters and businesses, and a sticky, sweaty and very crowded bus journey isn't the be...

This Brilliant Website Shows You Everyone Cursing The Tube Strike In Real-Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Tech

You may have noticed already but there's a tube strike on which means the levels of profanity in the nation's capital peaks as poor commuters mourn th...

Stations Forced To Close An Hour Before The Tube Strike Even Starts

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

An hour before the Tube strike was even due to start one of London's busiest stations was forced to close. Workers started their journeys home earl...

5 Fashion Hacks To Help You Survive The Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Style

With yet another tube strike set to disrupt your day you'd be forgiven for faceplanting into your soy latte and vowing not to leave the house for the ...

Message to London re Today's Tube Strike

Nick Brown | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK
Nick Brown

The unions rejected this fair offer outright and instead demanded more money, the hiring of even more staff - including for ticket offices that customers no longer use - and a 32 hour, four day week. No employer can afford to meet those sorts of demands.

This Food Blogger Has Turned London's Tube Strike Into A Pub Crawl

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

While Thursday's Tube strike looks set to cause considerable disruption for Londoners, the solution may be to turn your painful commute into a pub cra...

A Surprising Number Of Commuters Actually Support Thursday's Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

With Thursday’s Tube strike being the second within a month, Londoners are understandably annoyed and fatigued by the travel disruption they face. ...

Admit It - The Worst Part About the Tube Strike Is Feeling Green With Envy

Stephen Hull | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK
Stephen Hull

Every time there's a Tube strike, Londoners seem to find their Dunkirk spirit. We put hate to one side and dig deep. We repeatedly hear of amusing commutes, we see funny viral images and memes popping up all over the place. People talk to each other. Keep calm and carry on. This resilience and levity is something we need to remember to in the build-up to yet another strike. There are a lot of reasons, serious, legitimate and convincing ones, to both agree and disagree with striking Tube workers. Yet there's always an emotion underpinning the thoughts of non-Tube staff: Envy.

London Tube Strike Map Shows How Many Calories You Burn Walking Between Stops

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A healthcare company has found a silver lining in the looming grey cloud that is the London tube strike. SEE ALSO: Tonight's Tube Strike Is Entirel...

Beat The Tube Strike With These Alternative Commuting Apps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Tech

The August Tube Strike is now definitely going ahead which means that from 18:30 on Wednesday 5 August until Thursday 6 August there will be no servic...

Tube Strike News 'Just Getting Boring Now' Says Man Who Lives Outside London

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Londoners have been rocked this week by news that they are not at the centre of the universe. The controversial and unproven statement was spurred ...

Everything You Need To Know About The Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

It’s more misery for London’s commuters this week with a 24-hour Tube strike set to kick off on Wednesday evening. Union members are embroiled...

The Union Behind Tomorrow's Strike Wants The Night Tube Suspended Indefinitely

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

A rail union is calling for an indefinite suspension of the proposed all-night Tube service, which is due to begin on 12 September. The Rail, Mari...

Hardly The News London Commuters Wanted To Hear

The Huffington Post UK | Alex Longman & Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

London's commuters are to face the misery of a second tube strike in weeks after it was confirmed there would be 24-hour industrial action from Wednes...

Reality TV Now Represents Our Greatest Chance At Controlling Our Lives

Gerry Flynn | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Politics
Gerry Flynn

So I am to spend the final throes of being 23 trundling slowly through revolving doors like some illiterate, gaping bovine waiting for a lobotomy that...