Tube strike called off after Acas talks

A planned strike by workers on one of London Underground's busiest lines has been called off just hours before it was due to start.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union and the drivers' union Aslef on the Jubilee Line were set to walk out for 24 hours on Thursday in a dispute over a new timetable.

Talks were held at the conciliation service Acas and the unions said they were suspending the industrial action to allow further meetings.

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