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Tube strike chaos

South Tottenham Overground station was overflowing by the time trains started this morning. The tube strike across London drove additional passengers onto what is already an overcrowded line.

Tube strike crowds at South Tottenham

Overcrowding after a train had just left South Tottenham Overground during tube strike on 6 August 2015

Meanwhile, elsewhere TfL was resorting to desperate measures to keep London moving. The streets of east London had the rare sight of a museum piece back plying its trade as a No. 8 bus. Was this what Boris meant when he promised to bring back the Routemaster?

Vintage Routemaster Tube Strike

TfL press vintage bus into action on streets of Shoreditch during today’s tube strike

The strikes have brought together the four unions with members employed on the London Underground (LU), and more could follow as there is a mandate for contin...

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