London Tube Strike LIVE – Victoria, Central, Northern, Jubilee & Piccadilly lines down TODAY sparking travel chaos

Why is there a strike?

The continued dispute is over the evening shifts that drivers will likely be required to work to allow the restart of the Night time Tube.

Because the begin of the pandemic it has been suspended, however was because of resume in a single day on Saturday for the primary time.

The Night time Tube was ditched in March 2020 so extra trains may run through the day to extend social distancing however following the homicide of Sarah Everard, 1000’s signed a petition to herald again amid considerations of girls’s security.

The RMT declare that the workloads being compelled on Tube drivers would wreck their work-life steadiness by “bulldozing by way of further evening and weekend working”.

However TfL say that the adjustments have been agreed by different unions and would bean that drivers need to work 4 evening shifts per 12 months.

It additionally implies that the restart of the Night time Tube on the Victoria and Central line could be delayed as drivers have been ordered to not work between 8.30pm on Saturday till 4.30am on Sunday.

TfL hope that the Night time Tube will nonetheless have the ability to run however have admitted there are more likely to be fewer trains than they hoped.


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