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  • 500 more Tube workers will join 24-hour strike


    A FURTHER 500 London Underground (LU) staff will join 1,500 maintenance workers on a 24-hour strike on Friday, transport union RMT confirmed yesterday.

    The patrol workers are responsible for checking track and equipment for faults.

    Any problems are then dealt with by...

    Wednesday 10th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Johnston spells London


    MICHAL BONCZA reports on an exhibition on the typeface created a century ago for the capital’s Underground which has come to represent not just transport but the image of the city itself

    Saturday 6th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • Rail staff call off strike plans after progress


    A PLANNED 48-hour strike this weekend by London Underground workers over ticket office closures and rosters was called off yesterday.

    Members of rail union RMT were due to walk out at 9pm today (Sat), which would have disrupted Tube services into next week.

    Lengthy talks have...

    Saturday 6th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Night Tube a crook’s honeypot


    ALL-NIGHT services on the London Underground will be “a honeypot for criminals,” Labour warned yesterday after the revelation of a series of safety concerns kept secret by bosses.

    Tube unions said concerns over high crime levels and rowdy behaviour were proof that staffing...

    Tuesday 26th Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Unions suspend Night Tube strikes


     

    UNIONS suspended planned strikes over the introduction of all-night Tube services yesterday, after bosses finally agreed to introduce a four-day working week.

     

    London Mayor Boris Johnson aimed to launch...

    Friday 22nd Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Management just refused to listen


    FINN BRENNAN explains the background to the long-running dispute between drivers and Transport for London over the introduction of the Night Tube service

    Saturday 16th Jan 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Unions unite for three days of action over night Tube


    THREE rail unions yesterday confirmed they would paralyse London’s Tube network in a new wave of strikes over the troubled night Tube.

    Rail union RMT confirmed that its members at all grades across the Underground will strike for 24 hours from the evenings of January 26, February...

    Tuesday 12th Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Tube staff step up anti-roster action


    LONDON’S transport network is likely to be paralysed by at least three days of strike action in the coming weeks, as Tube unions step up their opposition to punishing new rosters for all-night Tube service.

    The executive committees of rail unions RMT and Aslef will both receive...

    Monday 11th Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Track workers set to vote on strikes against night Tube


    TRACK maintenance workers are set to join the wave of strikes against Boris Johnson’s handling of all-night Tube running, their union announced yesterday.
     
    Employees of Tube Lines, the publicly owned company that handles infrastructure on London’s...

    Thursday 7th Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • New Tube walkout ‘likely’ says union


    Driver recruitment row threatens to derail night service talks

    Tuesday 5th Jan 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain


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