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ted tube stations, roads in gridlock, overflowing buses, and endless rainy queues. Scenes of commuting misery in London on Monday as a 24 hour London Underground strike leaves the city at a standstill and millions struggling to and from work.>> I only found out this morning. So getting off the train this morning to find out their's a tube strike wasn't the best news.
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ok me 20 minutes and it took me, it's taken me an hour and 15 already just to walk because the bus is mental, so I'd rather just walk.>> The queue system in place, all the information>> Most stations in Central London are closed. The resulting impact on the rest of the network severe.
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Unions left the walkout over staffing levels after last minute talks with Transport for London failed. For London's Mayor that sparks a little sympathy.>> I think today's strike is causing misery to millions of commuters. There will be businesses today in London losing millions of pounds in revenues. Patients unable to reach hospital, appointments and this strike could have been avoided.
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>> The tube walk out will end Monday night but industrial action is also on the cards in other transport sectors. Thousands of commuters are all ready suffering through the country's worst rail disruption in decades on Southern Rail, while British Airways staff are planning to strike for two days over pay from Tuesday.
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These amid warnings the problems could across the country.