After RMT "blew the whistle" on London Underground's plan to cut the frequency of tripcock testing, there has been significant media coverage of the issue, including:
- BBC: Tube train safety checks change sparks union row
- Evening Standard: Safety fears as Tube bosses plan to cut inspections on train emergency brakes
- LondonNet: Tube train safety checks change sparks union row
- The Independent: Union Row Over Tube Maintenance
There have also been several similar reports in local newspapers and websites.
London Underground has now agreed to meet RMT to discuss this issue, on 4 November.