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    One of London's largest railway stations was evacuated at rush hour amid reports people were trapped on platforms during a 48-hour strike by some Underground Tube drivers.

    A strike by tube drivers in London is causing major disruption for Londoners with stations including Kings Cross St. Pancras and Victoria struggling to cope with the swelling numbers of passengers unable to get anywhere. 
    Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union began their walk out on Wedesday 26 September and are expected to strike until Friday 28 September. 

    The strike means no service on the Piccadilly line — and no Night Tube until Saturday 29 September when another strike is due to begin.

    The RMT has apologised to passengers for the disruption and say the strikes "revolve around our working conditions and management breaking our agreements."

    "We are striking to be treated with dignity and respect at work."

    The chaos caused by the strike also reached the UK's biggest airport, London Heathrow which is served by the Piccadilly Line. 

    Meanwhile, the person working for the Piccadilly Line Twitter account admitted they did not know the reason for the strike while other social media users have hit out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan who promised there would be no strikes while he was mayor. 

    Even Piccadilly line staff don't know why they're on strike. You couldn't make this up #RMT #tubestrike 😂😂 https://t.co/SrN8WwvuS3

    READ MORE: Mayor of London Welcomes Cancellation of Train Drivers' Strike

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