How to get around London during the strikes on Budget Day, as TFL, Aslef and RMT prepare to walk out
The London Underground will be closed on March 15, the day Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will announce his budget, due to strikes by Aslef and RMT members.
Aslef represents Tube drivers while RMT represents TfL station staff, and both groups of workers will walk out.
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: “Our members will never accept job losses, attacks on their pensions, or changes to working conditions in order to pay for a funding cut which is the Government’s political decision.
“Tube workers provide an essential service to the capital, making sure the city can keep moving, and work long hours in demanding roles.
“In return, they deserve decent pensions, job security, and good working conditions and RMT will fight tooth and nail to make sure that’s what they get.”
Public transport across the city will likely be disrupted by the strikes. Find out below how to get around London on March 15.
The Tube is expected to be shut for 24 hours on March 15 due to strikes by RMT and Aslef members.
Londoners will need to avoid using the Tube on March 15, and disruptions may continue into March 16.
Train Strike | Wednesday 1st February 2023
London buses are set to run as normal on March 15, although they will likely be much busier due to the Tube strike.
The London Overground is expected to run on March 15, but may be disrupted by the Tube strikes, particularly at stations that have both underground and overground trains.
Overground trains may also be busier due to the Tube strike.
Black cabs and taxi services like Uber and Bolt are expected to run as normal on March 15 but will likely be much busier due to the Tube strikes.
There may be higher demand for London’s Santander bikes on March 15, as people look for alternative routes to the Tube.