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  • Respect staff, Johnson told, as Night Tube talks resume

    ALL-NIGHT running on the London Underground will not begin until Mayor Boris Johnson “rewards and respects” hard-working staff, unions said yesterday as negotiations over the service resumed.

    The Night Tube’s planned September launch was called off after the...

    Wednesday 11th Nov 2015

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Devious bosses try to force Night Tube

    BOSSES are “sneaking behind the backs” of unions in a bid to shaft workers in the Night Tube dispute, TSSA union leader Manuel Cortes said yesterday.

    Tory London Mayor Boris Johnson’s feted all-night Tube running was due to begin last month — but it is not...

    Friday 30th Oct 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Mayor snubs unions’ invite to talks about Night Tube

    BORIS JOHNSON rejected an invite yesterday to an urgent face-to-face meeting with union leaders to get London’s postponed Night Tube back on track.

    Transport union TSSA general secretary Manuel Cortes extended a lifeline to the Tory mayor of London after negotiations over London...

    Tuesday 27th Oct 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Night Tube on hold as bosses reject deal

    TALKS on running all-night Tube trains in London have broken up without agreement and the new service will not begin this year, union sources said yesterday.

    The 24-hour service on Friday and Saturdays had been due to start last month but was delayed when Transport for London admitted...

    Thursday 15th Oct 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Disabled demand transport access

    DISABLED transport users protested yesterday at the lack of lifts and step-free access at London Underground (LU) stations.

    Occasions when lifts have been closed have more than doubled since 2012, campaign group Transport for All said.

    Fewer than one in four Tube stations have...

    Tuesday 22nd Sep 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Tube negotiator leaves night train talks to go on holiday

    Sunny jaunt follows ‘on holiday’ smears against union reps

    Wednesday 9th Sep 2015

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Night Tube launch delayed as Johnson accedes to union call

    “DANGEROUS and foolish” London Mayor Boris Johnson was in the firing line yesterday after he shelved the September launch of all-night London Underground trains.

    Four Tube lines were due to start running throughout Friday and Saturday nights from September 12, but the mayor...

    Friday 28th Aug 2015

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Tube unions suspend strikes over all-night trains after Acas talks

    RAIL unions agreed to suspend two 24-hour strikes on the London Underground yesterday after “significant progress” was made during last ditch talks over the forthcoming all-night service.

    RMT, Unite and TSSA have all agreed to call off the planned walkouts tonight and on...

    Tuesday 25th Aug 2015

    posted by Will Stone in Britain

  • Tube station temporarily shuts due to lack of staff

    A BUSY London Underground station was forced to close temporarily at the weekend because it did not have enough staff.

    Tube travellers who wanted to use Oxford Circus station, in the heart of central London’s busy shopping district, found it was shut for more than 45 minutes from...

    Monday 24th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Night Tube talks held

    LAST-DITCH talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground workers in a row over plans for an all-night Tube service will be held today.

    Reps for unions RMT, TSSA and Unite will go to conciliation service Acas to meet managers who have provoked a further two 24-hour walkouts...

    Monday 24th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain