Tube Strike

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...

David Cameron Slams New Tube Strike Plans Claiming Drivers Are 'Well Paid'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

David Cameron has slammed "well paid" Tube drivers in the House of Commons PMQ's, just days after the announcement that London Underground drivers are...

Five Times Tories Would Have Lost An Election Under Their Own Voting Threshold

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron is preparing to unveil new legislation that would toughen up laws on strike action, by imposing minimum turnouts on ballots and a time l...

Next Time There's A Tube Strike Let's All Do This

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK

This week commuters in London were left tearing their hair out in misery as a Tube strike swept across the capital. So they would have done well t...

Enough's Enough - Time to Stop London Being Held Hostage by Transport Unions

Luke Springthorpe | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Politics
Luke Springthorpe

Tt is clearly no longer acceptable for a few militant trade union leaders to regularly seek to squeeze yet more money out of the hard-pressed London taxpayer and fare payer. London is a great city but its position as a services capital of the world is fragile and dependant on it remaining a convenient place to do business.

Tube Strike Video Appears To Show Police Removing Passenger From Packed Bus

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK

As desperate commuters tried to get home in the second day of strike action, footage has emerged which appears to show police forcibly removing a pass...

Annoyed About The Tube Strike? These Guys Aren't

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

As the capital descends into pandemonium thanks to the tube strikes, most Londoners have been doing what Londoners do best - complaining. From mino...

Video Captures How Londoners Survived The Tube Strike... In 1962

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

London was in chaos today as Tube workers closed down all London Underground lines in protest at pay and new night working hours - but this isn’t th...

Beat The Tube Strike With These Alternative Commuting Apps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Tech

The July London Tube strike is now in full force. With every underground station closed for 9 July and potentially the morning of the 10 July, Londone...

LBC Host James O'Brien Goes On Epic Rant In Support Of Striking Tube Drivers

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Commentator and revered LBC host James O'Brien has launched a scathing attack on the mainstream media for ignoring transport bosses "retrospectively t...

Uber Is Under Fire For Nearly Tripling Fares During London's #TubeStrike

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Taxi firm Uber is under fire after it emerged fares had nearly tripled at peak travel periods during the London Tube strike. The company was accus...

The #TubeStrike Has Just Created World's Longest Bus Queue

The Huffington Post UK | Staff Reporter | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

We all know that Britons love a queue - but this beast is probably taking it a bit too far. London's transport networks were crippled on Thursday m...

'Platform Heaving, Suffocation A Possibility': Londoners React To The #TubeStrike

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Commuter chaos is spreading across London as the capital' biggest Tube strike in 13 years is underway. Tens of thousands of passengers' morning c...

Biggest Tube Strike In 13 Years Sees London Struggle Into Work

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

London's biggest tube strike in 13 years descended into chaos on Thursday morning, as commuters struggling to get into work faced severe delays and ov...

Chaotic Scenes Show Commuters Struggling To Get Home Ahead Of This Evening's Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Chaotic scenes dominated London's Underground on Wednesday evening as commuters dashed home before the impending tube strike. The rush hour started...

The #TubeStrike Is 'Totally Unnecessary' Says London Underground Boss

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

The upcoming 24-hour Tube strike will cause “big disruption” and is “totally unnecessary”, the boss of the London Underground has said. Ma...

Why Tube Workers Are Striking

Mick Cash | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Politics
Mick Cash

It is simply outrageous that management, in a mad dash to bulldoze through the night running stunt, has seen fit to smash apart long-term agreements and resorted to bullying staff into accepting roster changes at a local level and the message from RMT and our sister unions is clear - we are not having it.

Tube Strikers Under Fire For 'Poor Taste' Walkout Just A Day After 7/7 Anniversary

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

With a Tube strike set to get underway on Wednesday afternoon, some Londoners have taken to Twitter to remark upon the decision to stage the walk-out ...

Beat The Crowds With These Foolproof Alternative Ways To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

The tube strike is wreaking havoc over London's transport network and it hasn't even started yet. If you're one of the thousands fretting about whethe...

Most People Ignore Each Other On The Tube, This Blog Aims To Change That

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a Londoner, you're probably spending the majority of your day flapping about the impending tube strike. But when the trains actually ARE...

12 People Who Think They Could Drive The Tube Better Than Actual Tube Drivers

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Comedy

No, the apocalypse isn't coming, it's just a Tube strike. You'd be forgiven for thinking the end of the world is nigh thanks to the fact that ever...

Tonight's Tube Strike Is Entirely Justified

Seb Michnowicz | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Politics
Seb Michnowicz

The mainstream media has been quick to dust-off the hackneyed cliché of the tanned, well-fed, well-paid train driver holding London to ransom at any opportunity to chisel money out of TfL. To describe the dispute in this way is to do a disservice to readers: fundamentally, it has little to do with the money on offer ...

Beat The Tube Strike With This Fantastic London Underground Walking Map #WalkLondon

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

As the Tube strike seems ever more likely, it looks like those of us unable to work from home on Thursday could be in for a rough ride. But help i...

What Time Does The Tube Strike Start?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

Talks are ongoing in a last ditch attempt to call off the looming London Underground strike. RMT, Unite, TSSA and Aslef members are planning 24-ho...

When, Why And What Time: Everything You Need To Know About The Tube Strike

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

The Tube strike which threatens to bring London’s Underground to a juddering halt looms ever closer. RMT, Unite, TSSA and Aslef members are plan...