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ACAS talks aimed at resolving tube Olympics recognition and reward collapse with LUL demanding even more strings

TUBE UNION RMT said today that five days of talks at conciliation service ACAS aimed at resolving the dispute over Olympics recognition and reward for all London Underground staff have broken down after LUL attempted to impose even more strings.

Concrete piece thrown at Metropolitan Line Tube train

Taken from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-17256579

A piece of concrete was thrown at a Metropolitan Line train from a bridge in north-west London, police said.

The fist-sized piece was thrown at the Tube train on 29 February from Highfield Road Bridge as the driver was pulling into Northwood station.

The concrete piece dented the front of the train, but no-one was injured, the British Transport Police (BTP) said.

BTP officers are also investigating the theft of railway cable on Jubilee Line from Queensbury early on Monday.

Train Driver Saves Child's Life

Last weekend on the Jubilee Line a drivers quick actions saved the life of a young child. Just as the driver was about to leave the platform at Finchley Road, he spotted a small hand coming up from the track on his CCTV and realised that someone had fallen from the platform.

Had it been a driverless train, then it would have departed as all the sytems indications were that it was safe to do so, and this story of heroism would be one of tragedy.

RMT Platform Feb 2012

Please find attached the latest copy of RMT Platform .Download and print copies for your messrooms and union noticeboards. Read about how the Revenue & Station Grades are working for the memebrs and how and where you can get involved.Its your union,its important for you to have your say.

Fit For London?


For some the jaunt up to Stratford has been a jolly old jape. Day off from your duty, no uniform, trip round the Olympic site, the only downside, having to listen to the LUL propaganda machine telling us how wonderful the world will be post Olympics. Happy days indeed.

Blog: How Much Snow Is Too Much? When Trains Are Stalled And People Walked Along The Track

On Saturday night the predicted heavy snow brought much of the tube to a halt. Efforts were made to keep the service running and get passengers safely home by staff working that evening. However was the inevitable - trains being stuck in snow between stations - ignored until it was too late?

RMT Platform

Click on the attachment to read the latest edition of RMTPlatform.

Included in this edition are LULs plans to have station staff flogging their guts out 24/7 for a few measly quid?
Thankfully ASLE&F we are not!!
The RMT have turned down flat this insulting and divisive offer.

Also read some questions you may wish Mr Browns boys to answer when taken to Stratford for your indoctrination/fit for work gathering.* delete as appropriate