TRANSPORT union TSSA have urged rail bosses to “see sense” as London Underground workers launched an overtime ban in a dispute over jobs and ticket office closures yesterday.
The union has slammed a ticket office closure and job cuts programme agreed by former mayor of...
Friday 9th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
LONDON’S Tube station staff could strike over the closure of ticket offices, their union announced yesterday.
Members of the Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) voted more than two to one to take strike action, with 92 per cent endorsing action short of strike.
Wednesday 30th Nov 2016
by Steve Sweeney
RAIL union RMT warned yesterday that “cuts have left safety on a knife edge” as its members on London Underground voted overwhelmingly for strike action.
Eighty-five per cent of platform and station staff backed walkouts over plans to axe...
Wednesday 16th Nov 2016
PROFITS from London Overground services will be used to subsidise rail fares in Germany rather than allowing for a 5 per cent cut in ticket prices, rail union RMT claimed yesterday.
As of today, German state-owned company Arriva will be the sole operator of Overground services, bagging...
Monday 14th Nov 2016
TUBE and Southern Rail workers will ballot on strike action over “horrendous” threats to safety and security, unions revealed yesterday.
The Tube ballot by members of rail union RMT follows a terror alert at North Greenwich station last Friday when an unidentified parcel...
Thursday 27th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TICKET offices on London’s Tube must be reopened, rail unions said yesterday after new research found staff had been exposed to far more abuse since they closed.
The Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) survey uncovered more than 2,000 abusive incidents in the past six...
Friday 7th Oct 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TUBE workers are to vote on a call for fresh strikes over London Underground’s refusal to reverse mass job cuts and control-room closures which have allegedly compromised passenger safety, rail union RMT announced yesterday.
The union argues that Tube bosses’ decision to...
Tuesday 4th Oct 2016
TRANSPORT bosses are drafting in Eastenders actors to replace laid-off training staff, Tube workers warned yesterday.
Delegates at transport union RMT’s annual general meeting said employers were “deskilling” jobs as a means to cut staff and slash pay.
Tuesday 28th Jun 2016
Tube managers’ black-tie pat on the back
Saturday 4th Jun 2016
by Our News Desk
LONDON’S Night Tube will be launched on August 19, almost a year after it was intended to be up and running, Mayor Sadiq Khan announced yesterday.
The Central and Victoria lines will run the 24-hour weekend service, with the Jubilee, Northern and...
Tuesday 24th May 2016