Piccadilly and District West branch

Includes London Underground service control staff based at Earls Court, drivers based at Acton Town and Earls Court, and station staff on the western half of both the Piccadilly and District lines; plus CTS (ticket machine maintenance) and Carlisle Security staff.

The branch meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. All are welcome to our meeting and great food at O'Neills, Earls Court.

Hounslow West Tube Needs A Ticket Office

RMT Piccadilly and District West Branch and 'Hands Off London Transport' will be demonstrating and leafleting outside of Hounslow West station on Wednesday morning from 7 to 9 am.

London underground wants to close all ticket offices and cut around 850 jobs in a move which will see tube services reduced especially for those who need assistance most, and yet more relatively decent jobs lost in London.

Please join us as we send a message to London Underground bosses and Tory mayor Boris Johnson that we don't want austerity to destroy the tube.

Ballot for Alex returned a yes vote - now build for action

There is a meeting at Unity House on Thursday to discuss and plan for action for the reinstatement of Alex McGuigan.
The ballot returned a positive result and it's now our duty to ensure that democratic decision by our members is carried out to the best of our abilities.
Please try and come down to this very important meeting.
Build for action.
Reinstate Alex McGuigan

19/2/2015 at 1600
Unity House
39 Chalton St
London NW1 1JD
Nearest stations; Euston, Kings Cross

In Solidarity

Eamonn Lynch

RMT LT Reg Sec

Reintate our reps now - demo outside Sodexo HQ Nov 14 1100

Campaigners fighting union-busters SODEXO to link up with Orgreave justice fight in London on Friday

ACTIVISTS FROM transport union RMT, fighting union-busting outsourcing outfit SODEXO, will be linking up with campaigners from the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign in central London on Friday as both organisations seek to apply pressure for justice in their respective campaigns.

Dispute On Piccadilly Line Over Cross Line Working

There is a flyer attached to this post, please distribute it amongst colleagues.

Over the last festive period Piccadilly trains ran a service down to Ealing Broadway. This was on the understanding from management it was one off and to help with the engineering works.

Why management are doing this
Management have produced the Xmas duties for this year and, again, it shows duties going to Ealing Broadway. Our union believes this is a management ploy to establish the principle of cross-line working.

No genuine reason

London Underground Document Predicts Driverless Trains On Pic From 2022

The RMT has seen a London Underground document which states trains 'with or without drivers' could be introduced on the Piccadilly Line from 2022 - just eight years away. The document, which has been released as an information pack for managers to pass on to workers, also explains that Platform Edge Doors will need to be installed across the line and that preparation work for this could begin from 2016.

Piccadilly Depot News - Strike Special

Piccadilly News is the newsletter for drivers at Arnos Grove, Acton Town and Northfileds.

In this edition:

  • Rock solid again
  • Arnos Grove depot - best supported strike at Arnos Grove ever
  • Acton Town and Northfields - There was a tremendous show of support from all but a few
  • Once again, RMT station staff responded magnificently tothe strike call
  • Attack on pensions

The strikes are on - get organised - get on a picket line

Location of RMT picket lines

Bakerloo Branch;
Elephant & Castle – 0500- April 29 & 30
Queens Park – 0455 - April 29 & 30

Central Line West;
White City -0400- 29 & 30 April
West Ruislip – 0400- 29 & 30 April

Central line East;
Loughton - 0445- 29 & 30 April
Hainault- 0445- 29 & 30 April
Leytonstone - 0445- 29 & 30 April

Morden & Oval;
Morden – 0445- 29 & 30 April

Camden No.3;
Golders Green – 0430 – 29 & 30 April
East Finchley – 0430 – 29 & 30 April
High Barnet – 0430 – 29 & 30 April

Pic & Dic west;
Acton & Northfields depots – 0445- 29 & 30 April

Defend Our Rep Ian Stewart

DEFEND IAN STEWART - DROP THE CHARGES NOW!
Download attached pdf. print and display at your work place

Why is London Underground sponsoring a complaint made by the owner of this offensive avatar that adorns the twitter account of the ludicrously named "busting4aslash"? Mr. Slash is a troll. Mr. Slash has
an offensive avatar, that depicts what would be, if done in real life, a criminal offence, for sure.

RMT Suspends Piccadilly line Strike as Significant Progress is Made

We note the report from our Regional Organiser and the progress made in talks, and that London Underground Ltd has agreed to extend the period of our ballot mandate by 28 days. We note that the R.O. and the majority of representatives believe that sufficient progress has been made to suspend the industrial action and we therefore instruct the General Secretary to immediately advise the company and our members that the strike action due to begin at 12:00 on Wednesday 4 December 2013 is suspended.