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!
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.