Tube Strike Signtseeing

Tube strikes have been announced for April 8th and May 4th. While a typical strike usually lasts for 24 hours, there may be additional disruptions the day after the strike. Two ways to sightsee during the strikes:

Routemaster Bus 
— Number 11 route from Victoria Station and ending at Waterloo Station goes by several landmarks, including:
  • Victoria Station — Buckingham Palace, T
    he Gherkin, Spitalfields Market
  • Westminster Cathedral / Victoria Station — Westheimer Cathedral
  • Parliament Square / Westminster Abbey — Churchill War Rooms, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben
  • Westminster Bridge / County Hall — London Eye

Uber Boat
— Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is the fastest and most frequent boat service on the River Thames with 17-stops starting at Putney Pier to Royal Arsenal Woolwich Pier.  Major attractions along the route include:
    • Plantation Wharf — Battersea Power Station
    • London Eye (Waterloo)
    • Westminster Millenium Pier — Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey
    • Embankment — Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, West End, South Bank, Golden Jubilee Bridge
    • Black Frairs / Bankside — St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare Globe, Tate Modern, Millenium Bridge
    • London Bridge City — Borough Market, Sky Garden, The Shard
    • Tower Pier — Tower Bridge, Tower of London
    • Canary Wharf — Financial District
    • Greenwich Pier — Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory
    • North Greenwich — O2, Emirates Cable Car

      NOTE : The DLR, Elizabeth line, and Overground lines are expected to operate as usual.  Use CityMapper to make alternate travel plans. 
    With a bit of planning (and a lot of patience), it is still possible to get around!


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