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Unions have suspended this week's industrial action on the Tube network following talks with London Underground bosses.

TSSA announced it was calling off the 48-hour walk-out, which was due to begin on Tuesday night, at around midday before the RMT released its statement at 1pm.

Talks to prevent a second 48-hour Tube strike

By Rob Virtue on February 10, 2014 1:51 PM |

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Hopes of thwarting more woe for commuters through a second two-day Tube strike were hanging in the balance.

Union officials and London Underground management resumed talks on Monday in a bid to stop the industrial action beginning at 9pm on Tuesday.

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London Underground staff are being instructed by unions to open ticket barriers across the network on Friday.

And ticket inspectors are being told not to issue penalty fares during the action, which will take place from 9.30am to 11.30am and from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

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Union officials have accused London Underground of "ripping up the safety rule book" and called for a full enquiry into Wednesday morning's Tube operations.

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The Tube strike caused major disruption across the transport network on Wednesday morning with many stations closing through overcrowding. Here are the best of the photos documenting the disruption on Twitter.

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