Image above: Library picture of a tube station shuttered during a previous Tube strike
Long-running dispute continues to disrupt services into first week of October
Thousands of London Underground workers and train drivers are going on strike during October – with an overtime ban beginning from Monday 2 October and mass disruption expected from Wednesday 4 October.
RMT (Rail, Maritime and Transport union) and ASLEF (The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen) members are striking in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions. There are strikes affect both Tube and National Rail services.
ASLEF represents drivers, whereas the RMT represents workers from many different sectors of the rail industry – including station staff and guards.
Tube services will be “severely affected” or not run at all on Wednesday 4 October and Friday 6 October. There will also be no night tube on Friday 6 October.
There will be disruption before 8am the day after strikes on Thursday 5 October and Saturday 7 October.
The Elizabeth Line and London Overground services are not affected.
Industrial action on London Underground
- Monday 2 October: Train driver overtime ban likely to reduce services
- Tuesday 3 October: Train driver overtime ban likely to reduce services
- Wednesday 4 October: Train driver strike and overtime ban to cancel or reduce services. London Underground strike affecting whole network
- Thursday 5 October: Knock-on effect of strikes to affect early morning services. Train driver overtime ban likely to reduce services
- Friday 6 October: London Underground strike affecting whole network. Train driver overtime ban likely to reduce services
- Saturday 7 October: Knock-on effect of strikes to affect early morning services