tube strike
Commuters jostle for places on buses near Victoria station in London, during a planned 48-hour London Underground train strikeAFP

London commuters faced with the difficult task of getting into work this morning are due to go through the same challenge this evening.

IBTimes UK looks at which tube lines are running for the commute home, which stations are closed and everything you need to know for tonight and tomorrow morning's rush hour.

What stations are closed?




Bethnal Green


Canada Water

Chalk Farm

Chancery Lane

Edgware Road (Bakerloo line)

Great Portland Street

Heathrow Terminal 5

Hounslow West

Ladbroke Grove

Lambeth North

Leicester Square

Maida Vale

Notting Hill Gate

Piccadilly Circus



Regent's Park

Sloane Square


St. Paul's

St. John's Wood

Swiss Cottage

Tottenham Hale

TfL has also warned that between 2pm and 4pm this afternoon, some stations that are advertised as being open could "close without warning" for up to 30 minutes because of shift changeovers.

Tube services running

There is currently a good service running on the DLR, Overground and the Northern Line.

Listed below is information for the rest of the tube lines:

Bakerloo line: There is a service operating between Queen's Park and Elephant & Castle running every 5 minutes, but no service on the rest of the line because of strike action.

Central Line: Service operating between White City and Ealing Broadway, between West Ruislip and North Acton, between Epping and Leytonstone and between Hainault and Marble Arch only. The rest of the line is suspended.

Circle Line: Service operating between Hammersmith and Aldgate only.

District Line: Train service operating between Ealing Broadway and High Street Kensington and between Wimbledon and Upminster. No service on the rest of the line due to strike action.

Hammersmith and City Line: Service operating between Edgware Road and Barking only.

Jubilee Line: Service operating between Stanmore and Wembley Park, approximately every 20 minutes, and between Wembley Park and Stratford every 10 minutes.

Metropolitan Line: Service operating between Uxbridge and Harrow-on-the-Hill and between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate only.

Piccadilly Line: Service operating between Hammersmith and Heathrow Airport every 20 minutes.

Victoria Line: Service operating approximately every four minutes with some stations closed,

Waterloo & City Line: No service.

Strike action is due to come to an end at 6.29pm on 30 April.