London Hit By Travel Chaos As Tube Staff Goes On Strike

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February 05, 2014 AT 5:45 AM
Millions of Londoners were caught up in commuting chaos on Wednesday, as Underground workers began the first in a series of strikes that Prime Minister David Cameron branded as "shameful." As tempers frayed on packed buses and the capital's streets swarmed with commuters walking, running and cycling to work through gale-force winds, Mayor Boris Johnson and powerful union leader Bob Crow traded recriminations over the latest walkout. London's Underground rail drivers plan to stay out for two days this week and another two next week, in a row over job cuts and modernization. The action has brought new calls to curtail the rights of unions to strike in key infrastructure areas.