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Tube Strikes - Wednesday 26th September

A strike on the London Underground line serving Heathrow Airport will go ahead after the latest round of talks collapsed.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on the Piccadilly Line will launch a 48-hour walkout from 12 noon tomorrow (Wednesday) and a five-hour strike from 8.30pm on Friday. The union says there has been a complete breakdown of industrial relations.
Transport for London warned there will be little or no service, including the Night Tube on Friday.
The two sides met at the conciliation service Acas but talks ended without agreement.
 

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The rebirth of the London Underground.

The news of a £1.5 billion contract awarded to Siemens Mobility to replace the existing London underground trains operating on the Piccadilly Line will be music to the ears of regular commuters on the busy tube network.
Not only is it good news for London it’s also great news for the wider economy as it’s estimated that thousands of jobs will be created to build the 94 new tube trains.

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The Future’s Bright, the Future’s...BLUE!

For anyone wondering what the tube stations of the future are going to look like we have a little glimpse of what you can expect.

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