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News, reports and information for RMT members who work for London Underground Ltd

Changes to London Underground trains operational management

We note the letter from the company imposing this reorganisation on our members and staff in general.

We recognise the extensive work involved in this mater so therefore congratulate our Representatives for successfully mitigating the worse aspects of this restructuring through their negotiations with the company, and remain vigilant!

We instruct the General Secretary to organise a recruitment drive among these grades.

Members to be advised by written letter and email.

Relevant branches and the London Transport Regional Council to be advised.

RMT General Secretary to raise concerns over removal of tunnel telephone wires with Tube bosses

We note the resolution from our Central Line East Branch and the sentiments within.

We instruct the General Secretary to raise these concerns with the company and place this matter back before the NEC upon any further developments. Train Operators have been trained in the essential safety net that tunnel telephone wires provide as a last resort in switching off traction current in an emergency and making contact with the line controller when no other method is available.

Branch motion raises concerns about removal of Tunnel Telephone wires

London Underground has announced plans to remove tunnel telephone wires despite the concerns of RMT members.

Following the announcement of the decision, several branches passed the following motion:

This branch is concerned to learn of London Underground's plans to remove all tunnel telephone wires from the tube network.

Newsnight: News and information for Night Tube staff, May 2017

Newsnight is the newsletter for Night Tube workers.

In this edition:
- London Bridge 3 ballot - vote yes
- Night Tube drivers win
- Working Nights? Know your rights!
- New station staff Jobs - what's in in for us?

Please download and distribute the attached newsletter in your workplace, or share it online with your colleagues.

Poster: London Bridge 3 station ballot begins

- Please download and display the attached poster at your station, or share this post on social media.

London Bridge 3 Victimisation Dispute


In light of the deplorable treatment of our three members including Brother Cornell’s dismissal after 19 years service via an utter miscarriage of justice, your union has taken the decision to escalate this dispute and ballot ALL Stations Grades and Revenue Control Inspector members for strike action and industrial action short of a strike.

London Bridge 3 picket line video

Reel News has interviewed the RMT's London Transport Regional Organiser John Leach and the National Executive Commitee officer Andy Littlechild on the succesful picket Line at London Bridge. RMT members at the station have been on strike following the sacking of Lee Cornell and disciplinary actions taken against two others who were defending themselves having been assaulted by a fare dodging passanger.

Drivers could be balloted on Picc over training concerns


The following resolution was recently received from Piccadilly & District West Branch:-

“This Branch is amazed and astonished at the withdrawal of practical training of the very dangerous reversing move on the east bound platform at Kings Cross (reversing east to west), for Piccadilly Line Train Operators.

Tube strike ballot to be held in defense of London Bridge 3

In light of the deplorable treatment of our stations staff members; Brothers Siussi 52 weeks final warning, Sharp 52 weeks final warning, along with Cornel’s summary dismissal and his failed appeal that was an utter miscarriage of justice; We instruct the General Secretary to ballot all grades/members (CSA1, CSA2, CSS, CSM’s & RCI’s but excluding LU Staff Trainers at Ashfield House) based in all station areas and Cover Groups on London Underground for strike action and actions short of a strike.