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More Piccadilly line delays

Rolling stock crisis on Piccadilly Line leads to another rush hour of delays.

A rolling stock crisis on the Piccadilly Line, London Underground’s fourth busiest line transporting an average of 600,000 people a day, has led to yet another morning of delays for passengers today as warnings from tube union RMT about the state of the current fleet have come home to roost with a vengeance.
This is the third rush hour morning in a row where the fleet shortage has hit services hard.

Rolling stock crisis on Piccadilly Line leads to two days of severe delays

A rolling stock crisis on the Piccadilly Line, London Underground’s fourth busiest line transporting an average of 600,000 people a day, has led to two days of severe delays for passengers as warnings from tube union RMT about the state of the current fleet have come home to roost with a vengeance. 
 
RMT, which is currently in dispute with LU on the Piccadilly Line over a range of issues, says that up to 17 trains are out of action due to wheel flats alone – worn running gear that poses a danger for passengers and staff alike.
 

Property development focused TFL bill before Parliament again

The Transport for London Bill is before Parliament today - Monday 16 November. This bill is designed to help TfL fill the funding gap arising from impending cuts in the grant it receives from central government, by allowing it to use offshore companies to develop its property.

Leaks show that, from the turn of the decade, the government will cut £700 million a year from its contribution to TfL’s budget.

Jubilee South News November 2015

This is the latest edition of Jubilee South News.

In this edtion:

  • Jubilee South Branch ready to defend unfairly treated disabled member
  • 4 day 36 hour week trial – the ayes have it!
  • RMT preparing ground for ballot to defend brother Hart
  • AGM branch meeting details

 

RMT "committed to delivering night tube service"

RMT on Night Tube and Pay Talks Today

General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT is committed to delivering a night tube service that works for Londoners and which properly rewards and respects the staff across the network who will be absolutely key to making it tick. Safety of both staff and passengers has to be right ‎at the core of any agreement.

Night Tube Talks ACAS Update

LUL Pay and Night tube update acas talks 10th November 2015 Today our delegation met the company for the first time since October 14th. No revised offer was made with regards to pay and conditions However the company have said that they are prepared to move away from the interim arrangements and revise it to the long term solution on night tube .

RMT secures Paul Okoro reinstatement

Great News! I've just received confirmation from LUL that following today's directors review, Brother Paul Okoro of Piccadilly and District West branch who had been sacked since 7th May , has been reinstated to LUL as a C.S.A. This success is due to the resolve of RMT piccadilly line Drivers who voted to Stike for Paul and on other issues that we are still attending to. Thanks to all involved. Solidarity wins, John Leach RMT Regional Organiser London Transport region 11

RMT accepts Power Distribution Group Framework Agreement

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR THE POWER DISTRIBUTION GROUP – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/0005)

Following many months of talks with LUL, it has now tabled a new Framework Agreement for the Power Distribution Group which will be applicable to all new staff and for existing staff that choose to take a new grade or accept the new contract. Existing staff can remain on their existing terms and conditions if they wish.

Train op referendum concludes with 'yes' vote

RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 AND NIGHT TUBE – LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/0001)
 
Further to my previous Circular (IR/256/15, 22nd October 2015), where I informed you that the Union would be conducting a referendum amongst our Train Operator and Instructor Operator members over discussions regarding trial arrangements for a 36 hour 4 day week at two depots.