Commuters cross the river Thames on the Millennium footbridge as a tube strike hits the morning rush hour in the city of London on August 6, 2015. AFP/BEN STANSALL
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Millions of Londoners were forced to walk, cycle or take packed buses to work Thursday as Underground staff staged their second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night at weekends.Four trade unions are locked in a monthslong dispute with management over London Mayor Boris Johnson's plans to run a 24-hour Tube service Fridays and Saturdays from Sept. 12 .It is the second time the Tube has shut down in a month, after a similar strike on July 8 and 9 caused the first network-wide closure for 13 years.London underground says it is hiring 137 more train drivers and 245 new station staff to work on the Night Tube, and says that no existing employees will be working more hours than they do at the moment.
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