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London Subway Strike: Commuters rush to bus stops, train stations and cycle stands

As London Underground shuts down, commuters try to cope with strike by travelling in buses and cycles.

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Commuters queue for buses as tube drivers are on strike. (Source: AP)

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The Underground handles 4 million journeys a day, and the strike by members of four unions will likely paralyze the capital's transport system, despite extra bus and river services. (Source: AP)

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The strike was due to a dispute over pay and schedules when a 24-hour subway service starts on some lines later this year. (Source: AP)

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London buses, which are usually empty, were jam packed as commuters try to squeeze in by numbers. (Source: AP)

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A huge number of commuters crowded at bus stops, hoping to catch one to reach their destination. (Source: AP)

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Subway drivers and station staff were walking out for 24 hours from 6:30 p.m. (Source: AP)

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A worker unloads cycles to top up a stockpile of hire cycles from a city bike-sharing scheme in the city. (Source: AP)

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A stockpile of hire cycles from a city bike-sharing scheme stand ready at the start of the morning rush hour. (Source: AP)

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Commuters opted for cycles to navigate a strike that's shut down the city's subway system. (Source: AP)

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Commuters crowd on a platform as they wait for a train on the c2c line at Upminster station. (Source: AP)

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London commuters needed to give more time to arrive for work Thursday to navigate a strike that's shut down the city's subway system. (Source: AP)

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Commuters queue for buses and wait in front of a closed door due to overload. (Source: AP)