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Crowds and congestion as London Underground strike hits commuters

Queues snaked around the few tube stations still open on Tuesday, while crowds of commuters squeezed onto packed buses on the second day of a London Underground strike. Workers on the train system began a 48-hour strike at 9:00 pm (2000 GMT) on Monday……

Concrete leaks snarl London Underground traffic

London commuters suffered rush-hour chaos on Thursday after fast-setting concrete was accidently leaked into a signal control room at a major underground train station. A stretch of London Underground’s (LU) key Victoria line was closed, forcing tens of thousands of travellers to seek alternative routes home, after contractors working at…