LONDON IS AT A STANDSTILL. EVERYTHING IS AWFUL. TAKE REFUGE. THE TUBES ARE NOT WORKING. Here's how the Tube Strike went down, illustrated with funny tweets.
Things got off to a rocky start on Wednesday...
But then got really, really hectic the next morning:
Shocking rush hour scenes at Kings Cross this morning. #tubestrikeJuly 9, 2015
Bit busy today at Victoria station.July 9, 2015
Even the leftiest of commuters started to question their values:
QOTD: "I mean, up the workers, but what the fuck?!" #tubestrike— Louisa Heinrich (@customdeluxe) July 9, 2015
Uber's surge prices got pretty ridiculous:
But at least the politicians were OK.
Beat that #TubeStrike traffic jam stress, by getting your chauffeur to play soothing classical music.— Iain Duncan Smith MP (@IDS_MP) July 9, 2015
Spotted the Tory cabinet beating the Tube strike this morning... pic.twitter.com/CWusxMeBAR— The subeditor (@subedited) July 9, 2015
And the Northerners..
We couldn't give a fuck how long it took you to get to work.
The NorthJuly 9, 2015
And some resourceful Londoners were able to set up makeshift offices: