Media Coverage: LU Plans to Cut Tripcock Testing Frequency

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:

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.

> RMT National News

Thursday, 29th September
Rail union RMT said today that it is preparing to ballot cleaning staff on Virgin West Coast for industrial action following confirmation of a mass jobs carve-up that would reduce staffing numbers by 15% and leave those remaining facing an intolerable workload.
Wednesday, 28th September
RMT to ballot for action over poverty pay threat on Virgin West Coast Catering.
Tuesday, 27th September
RMT urges public to engage in London Travel Watch survey on ticket office closures.
Tuesday, 27th September
RAIB investigation into Watford derailment to look at key issue of staffing.
Monday, 26th September
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed 24 hours of strike action on Virgin trains East Coast over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety.