Bakerloo branch


Includes London Underground staff of all grades on the Bakerloo Line, plus the Special Requirements Team (SRT) and hotel staff. Branch meetings are held at The Royal Exchange PH, 26 Sale Place, Paddington, W2. (map)

Bakerloo News January 2011- Strike While the iron is hot!

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Strike while the iron is hot!

The RMT has called a further days strike action for Saturday 15th of January in the campaign to reinstate Eamonn Lynch.
The solid strike on December 18th shutdown the line and showed management that all drivers on the line know that sacking Eamonn Lynch is an injustice too far.
Just in case management still haven’t worked it out, drivers shutdown the line because:

Drivers on Two Lines to Strike Again in Defence of Sacked Workmates

RMT members on the Bakerloo line and at Morden depot on the Northern line are to strike for 24 hours in two separate disputes about the sacking of colleagues Eamonn Lynch and Arwyn Thomas.

RMT's General Grades Committee has taken the following two decisions:

In line with the request of our Morden and Oval branch, all members at Morden traincrew depot are instructed not to book on for any duty that commences between 21:00 hours on Friday 14 January and 20:59 hours on Saturday 15 January.

Bakerloo News December issue 4

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Solidarity is alive and kicking!

On the 17th and 18th of December, the Bakerloo Line’s General Manager, Mr Lance Ramsey informed passengers “A proposed strike by drivers belonging to the RMT Union may affect Bakerloo line services on Saturday. Trains will continue to run on the line but your journey may take longer”.

Reinstate Eamonn and Arwyn: pickets tonight and tomorrow

In two separate disputes, RMT drivers will be striking on the Bakerloo and Northern lines, starting with the night duties tonight (Friday) and continuing all day tomorrow (Saturday).

Please join the picket lines. Your support will be welcome, whatever length of time you can stay.

  • Friday evening, from 22:00 - Queen's Park depot (to get there on London Overground, click here)
  • Saturday from 04:30, continuing all day - Morden depot (to get there by bus, click here)
  • Saturday from 05:00, continuing all day - Elephant & Castle depot (to get there by bus, click here)
  • Saturday from 05:00, continuing all day - Queen's Park depot (to get there on London Overground, click here)

Bakerloo News December issue 3

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Shutdown the Bakerloo Line on Saturday!

The LUL media department, aka Transport for Lies, have trotted out the usual rubbish on the eve of a strike on the tube.
As we are all to only aware, truth is the first casualty of war.

RMT announces action in two separate disputes over victimisation of underground train operators Eamon Lynch and Arwyn Thomas

IN TWO separate disputes over the victimisation of RMT London Underground activists the union today announced action in support of train operators Eamon Lynch and Arwyn Thomas.

This strike is not just about Eamonn Lynch. This is about you!

Bakerloo Branch has produced a newsletter on upcoming strike to stop the victimisation of Eamonn Lynch. Click on the attachement to download it. Main story follows:

RMT calls strike action. Do not book on for any duty between 21:00 hours from Friday 17th of December until 20:59 Saturday 18th of December
This strike is not just about Eamonn Lynch. This is about you!

Result of Ballots for Industrial Action Against Victimisation of Eamonn Lynch

From Bob Crow, General Secretary

I write to advise branches that the ballot results have been received from the scrutineer and are detailed below for your information:-

Elephant and Castle Station

Are you prepared to take Strike Action?

Total Votes Cast 2
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 1
Number Voting ‘No’ 1
Spoilt Papers 0

Are you prepared to take industrial action short of a strike?

Total Votes Cast 2
Number Voting ‘Yes’ 2
Number Voting ‘No’ 0