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Lizzie Cundy is forced to ride a bike in a white lace dress and heels in London due to rail strikes

The railway strikes caused chaos in the UK on Tuesday.

But Lizzie Cundy didn’t let the travel drama interrupt her busy schedule when she hopped on a bike after appearing on Jeremy Vine On 5.

The former WAG, 54, gave up waiting for a taxi and clambered onto the two wheeler instead an off-the-shoulder white lace midi dress and towering red strappy heels.

'Bloody strike': Lizzie Cundy stopped waiting for a taxi outside the ITN studios in London after her appearance on the Jeremy Vine TV show and decided to cycle instead

‘Bloody strike’: Lizzie Cundy stopped waiting for a taxi outside the ITN studios in London after her appearance on the Jeremy Vine TV show and decided to cycle instead

She told MailOnline exclusively: ‘Bloody train strike! I just had a huge fight on the Jeremy Vine show about the railroad strike. It went crazy!

‘And when my car didn’t show up due to the chaos, so I had to ride my bike in high heels to cycle out of the studio!’

Speaking on the Jeremy Vine on 5 show, she said the strikes are “hurting people” and it’s “toxic timing.”

What makes it work: The socialite, 54, was seen climbing a bicycle in an off-the-shoulder white lace midi dress and sky-high red strappy heels

What makes it work: The socialite, 54, was seen climbing a bicycle in an off-the-shoulder white lace midi dress and sky-high red strappy heels

The model added: ‘I am shocked’ [by people on strike]… we all feel the squeeze.’

The UK is currently facing the largest rail strike in a generation with only about half of the network open and for just 11 hours today and Thursday and Saturday of this week.

Almost all stations in Scotland and Wales are completely closed, while there are also no connections to, for example, Penzance in Cornwall, Bournemouth in Dorset, Chester in Cheshire and Blackpool in Lancashire.

Nightmare: The beauty swept her blonde locks back into a chic ponytail and let her bangs shape her face

Nightmare: The beauty swept her blonde locks back into a chic ponytail and let her bangs shape her face

Wow: She flashed her back when spotted with her form-fitting dress half unzipped as she lifted her leg to climb on the bike

Wow: She flashed her back when spotted with her form-fitting dress half unzipped as she lifted her leg to climb on the bike

There are also no passenger trains running north from Glasgow or Edinburgh, and the number of services on the three strike days is expected to be limited to around 4,500, compared to 20,000 normally.

The strikes involve an argument over wages, jobs and conditions. The RMT wants pay increases for workers that recognize RPI inflation, which is currently 11.1 percent, and a guarantee that there will be no redundancies.

The union has claimed Network Rail plans to cut jobs and cut spending – with safety implications. It says it is striking “because of the rail employers’ inability to reach a negotiated settlement with RMT.”

Too hot!  The model flashed her incredible legs as she climbed on a bicycle in London

Too hot! The model flashed her incredible legs as she climbed on a bicycle in London

Soaking up the sun: Lizzie opted for a radiant bronze makeup palette with a pink lipstick while hiding behind large dark sunglasses

Soaking up the sun: Lizzie opted for a radiant bronze makeup palette with a pink lipstick while hiding behind large dark sunglasses

Glam: The presenter carried a matching blazer in her hand and a large white handbag before putting both in the bike basket

Glam: The presenter carried a matching blazer in her hand and a large white handbag before putting both in the bike basket

The RMT alleges that rail and train operators have “subjected their staff to multi-year wage freezes and plan to cut thousands of jobs”, while also accusing the government of “abjectively failing in their responsibilities”.

But Network Rail and the government say the union is unwilling to modernize work practices. Despite a wage freeze in 2021 – at the height of the pandemic – Network Rail has offered a minimum 2 percent increase for 2022.

The context of the dispute is that railroad bosses are proposing to cut efficiency, especially as fewer travelers are traveling by train due to the pandemic, causing more people to work from home.

'It went crazy': She told MailOnline exclusively: 'Bloody train strike!  I just had a huge fight on the Jeremy Vine show about the railroad strike

‘It went crazy’: She told MailOnline exclusively: ‘Bloody train strike! I just had a huge fight on the Jeremy Vine show about the railroad strike

The government is not involved in the negotiations. Transport Minister Grant Shapps said it is up to unions and employers to negotiate wages and conditions, but Labor and the unions believe he should participate in the talks.

The consultancy Center for Economics and Business Research has calculated that 0.8 percent of the workforce in Britain – more than 250,000 people – cannot and therefore cannot work today.

It estimates the strikes are likely to cost the economy at least £91 million in staff absences. About £45.1 million of this will be today, due to the increased number of commuters then and the separate Tube strike.

'Shocked': Lizzie explains: 'After my car didn't show up due to the chaos, I had to get on my bike in high heels to cycle from the studio!'

‘Shocked’: Lizzie explained, ‘After my car didn’t show up due to the chaos, I had to get on my bike in high heels to cycle from the studio!’

'We're all feeling the pinch': UK is currently facing biggest rail strike in a generation with only about half of the network open

‘We’re all feeling the pinch’: UK is currently facing biggest rail strike in a generation with only about half of the network open

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