Passengers on the London Underground can expect severe disruption next week as staff on the service take strike action.

The Tube strikes will see members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) stage a series of walkouts in protest over pay.

Transport for London (TfL) has issued a warning to passengers that there will be little or no service between the evening of Sunday, January 7 and the morning of Friday, January 12 if the strikes go ahead.

The strikes by Tube staff will be taking place on different days as different job roles each walkout.

You can find out more information via the TfL website. 

When are the London Tube strikes in January?

The strikes on the London Underground will take place on the following days:

  •  January 5/6- Engineering and maintenance workers will strike.
  • Until January 12- Engineering and maintenance workers have no rest-day working or overtime.
  • January 7/8- London Underground control centre and power/control members will strike.
  • January 8- Fleet workers will strike.
  • January 9/12- Signallers and service controller members will strike.
  • January 10-  Fleet, stations and train grades will strike.

What services will be affected by the Tube Strikes?

The Tube strikes will see all Underground lines disrupted including:

  • Bakerloo
  • Central
  • Circle
  • District
  • Hammersmith and City
  • Jubilee
  • Metropolitan
  • Northern 
  • Piccadilly
  • Victoria
  • Waterloo & City

Other TfL services including the DLR, Elizabeth Line, Tram, Overground and buses are expected to run normally but will likely be very busy.

What has TfL advised ahead of the Tube strikes?

TfL has advised the following over the Tube strikes: "RMT strikes on the Tube are currently planned in early January.

"If they go ahead, there will be severe disruption on the London Underground network from the evening of Sunday 7 January through to the morning of Friday 12 January. On Sunday 7 January, Tube services will close earlier than normal.

"Customers are advised to complete Tube journeys by 17:30. Monday 8 to Thursday 11 January: Severe disruption is expected, with little to no service expected to run.

"Friday 12 January: Tube services will start later than normal, with a good service expected by midday."