London Tube strike set for Monday

London: London’s 3.5 million Tube travellers face turmoil next week with as many as 10,000 of the subway’s train drivers, station staff and engineers staging the first of a series of 24-hour strikes over job cuts.

London Mayor Boris Johnson has drafted in 100 extra buses and a 500-berth boat that will carry 10,000 people a day down the River Thames to help commuters get to work.

The walkout over 800 job cuts and restricted hours for ticket offices will start on Monday after talks broke down yesterday.


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