London Tube strike causes major disruption

A skater takes part in a promotional event by Penny Skateboards, giving free boards to stranded commuters, as a 24-hour Tube strike hits the morning rush hour in central London on August 6, 2015London Underground staff walked out on Wednesday evening and will not return until Friday morning, causing a shutdown of the world’s oldest subway network and severely disrupting transport in the capital. Four trade unions are locked in a months-long dispute with management over London Mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to run a 24-hour Tube service on Fridays and Saturdays from September 12.

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