Tube strike costs London nearly £50m per day
Business Digest: London Underground faces major disruption for 24 hours
Millions of commuters in London face travel chaos today as two 24-hour tube strikes cripple the city's Underground lines and the city's economy.
The strikes are over proposed plans to cut 800 ticket staff jobs and a below inflation pay-rise, and are causing all but the Northern Line services to be suspended or delayed.
The chief executive of the London Chamber of Commerce, Colin Stanbridge, said each day the Underground was shut would cost the capital's economy £48m.
The Rail Maritime and Transport said it expected the impact of the strikes to be "massive", with further action planned for October and November.
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