London paralyzed by Underground strike

Millions of passengers face disruption as services are suspended

Commuters in London are spending hours queuing for buses, taxis, and rental bikes after the London Underground staff went on strike yesterday. Staff walked out in two waves on Monday, starting with maintenance staff, then drivers, signalers and station staff. Unions said support for the action was “rock solid,” reports the BBC. The strike is the first in a series of 24-hour strikes, in protest of 800 job cuts. Services on all lines are disrupted except for the Northern Line.

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