05/02/2014 05:40 GMT | Updated 05/02/2014 05:59 GMT

London Tube Strike: The Funniest Twitter Reactions


As Londoners struggled to get into work on Wednesday morning, the scenes across the capital were, of course, chaotic:

But the Tube strike was leading to some resourceful behaviour:

Not least by the unions:

In fact, some people resorted to quite drastic measures:

(Not really. As Matt Brawn was forced to point out, he was making a joke.)

Here were some of our favourite funny #tubestrike tweets this morning:

Funny Tube Strike Tweets

While special mention goes to @Biltawulf - whose timeline was a thing of joy. Here were just a few highlights from his bus journey into work:

Funny Tube Strike Tweets

Of course, the Tube strike didn't stop most people getting into work. And it didn't stop some of London's finest cultural institutions indulging in some extremely tenuous self-promotion:

But today's winner? Apart from the Blitz spirit of Londoners? Probably @SuntaTempleton, who tweeted: "Usually I get the bus to work but they're all so busy cos of the #tubestrike so I got the tube…"

Bravo, London. Let's do it all again tonight, shall we?