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Coronavirus: Stations FAQ

An FAQ has been put together to answer some on the common questions members have in relation to the coronavirus crisis. This will be updated regularly. If you cannot find an answer here, please get in touch with your local rep, attend your branch meeting or send the website team a message here.

 

Bakerloo News April 2020

Bakerloo News is produced by RMT activists for workers on the Bakerloo Line.

In this edition:

- Coronavirus pandemic
- Fight for safer workplaces
- Reinstate Ezra Christian!
- SRT Update
- REINSTATE RACQUEL DWYER
- Update for cleaners
- Update for Bakerloo trains
- Update for Centre Group stations

Please download this newsletter to read it, and consider printing it out for distribution in your Bakerloo Line station or depot.

RMT Trains' Safety Council Update, 2nd of April 2020

Yesterday the RMT THSC took part in the third in a series of conference calls with LU to discuss the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and measures that were being put in place to reduce risk to all parties. 
 
LU confirmed that tube usage had remained at 94% down on normal levels but accepted that there continues to be areas which experience short term heavy loading. Their view is that changes to timetables will resolve this concern. 
 

Tier 2 News: April 2020

Tier 2 News is a health and safety Newsletter for stations.

In his bulletin:

- Locking and unlocking unstaffed stations
- Dealing with passengers ill on trains

Please download the attached bulletin to learn more. You can also print and distribute it on your station.

Stations Health and Safety News, March 2020

In response to the companies statement from TfL’s Head of Occupational Health that stated “where people need to work closely to each other (within two meters) they can continue” we implore you to not take unnecessary risks.

Please do not interpret this in such a way that leads you to think this is ‘business as usual’. It is NOT ‘business as usual’ and there are multiple ways to change how we do things SAFELY without putting each other at risk.

Trains Functional Council Update March 2020

On March 26th the RMT joined with Aslef and LUL management in an ad-hoc TFC meeting, the vast majority of which was spent discussing the effects of Corona Virus (CV) on drivers. The RMT recognises that we are living in extraordinary times and that to achieve the safest outcomes for our members we have to engage in constructive discussions. However, we refuse to make hasty decisions which may create short-term benefits but result in serious problems in the future. LUL put a number of proposals to us, some of which we agreed to consider and we will return to further talks on Tuesday 31st.

Petition to Reinstate Ezra Christian

Petition to Reinstate Ezra

Whilst we are working tirelessly to maintain good industrial relations at this difficult time our colleague remains dismissed, this is not good for him nor our critical workers who need every bit of support getting to where they need to by qualified and hardworking people like Ezra.

Government call ‎to reinstate a full Tube service is grossly irresponsible

RMT slams grossly irresponsible "business as usual" lines from government on London Underground

RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:

"At a time when we are trying to encourage people to stay away from the tube so we can concentrate on moving essential workers the government call ‎to reinstate a full service is grossly irresponsible as it suggests it's business as usual. That flies in the face of everything they have said about staying at home.