Transport for London worker Paul Burke pushes a trolley loaded with items of lost property at the Transport for London Lost Property Office, which sorts and stores the items left on London’s public transport system. Last year 22% of the 302,714 items handed in were returned to their rightful owners, London
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Commuters sit in traffic on a bus as a 24 hour tube strike hits the morning rush hour at Victoria station, central London on Thursday. The strike began at 6:30 pm (1730 GMT) on August 5 and will run until Friday morning, causing disruption for millions of commuters and tourists.
Commuters cross the river Thames using the Millennium footbridge during a tube strike in London. London’s roads, buses and overland trains struggled to cope in Thursday’s morning rush hour as commuters battled into work in the face of London Underground’s first strike shutdown since 2002
A woman sleeps in front of a painting decorating a subway station in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Commuters board an underground train at King’s Cross station in London. Millions of people faced transport chaos on Tuesday after talks failed to avert a two-day strike on the London Underground train network over plans to cut jobs and close ticket offices.
Commuters take a bus in central London, on the first day of a strike by London Underground workers. Workers on London’s Underground train system kicked off a 48-hour strike at 9pm on Tuesday.
A child examines the 2020 Tube map of the future, made entirely from Lego bricks, on display at London’s Kings Cross Station to celebrate 150 years of the London Underground.