Watchdog warns of “really disruptive” strike

London Travelwatch says “This is not the start to the new year Londoners wanted”

The entrance to the Leyton station on the Central Line
Leyton station

London’s transport watchdog has warned of the “really disruptive” impact of strike action on tube travel ahead of planned action by RMT which begins today.

TfL says services on the London Underground will wind down early this evening – and there will be little to no service from Monday (8th) to Thursday (11th).

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Commenting on the likely impact London Travelwatch said: “Towards the end of 2023, we saw London Underground journeys reach four million a day, so it’s clear that demand is well and truly back after the pandemic.

We know that along with disruption to the tube next week, there will likely be an impact on Elizabeth line, London Overground and DLR services on each strike day too.

If these strikes do go ahead as planned, they will be really disruptive for passengers. This is not the start to the new year Londoners wanted.”

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