Upgrades News: RMT secures agreement on driving cabs for new trains

Following lengthy and ongoing discussions between RMT and LU, we have finally received confirmation that the new Piccadilly Line trains will be built with a driver’s cab, and that these cabs will remain for the entire lifespan of the trains. 

- Get all the latest information on the Piccadilly Line upgrades by downloading the attached Upgrades news.

New TfL commissioner must give Tube cleaners free travel

RMT says new Transport for London Commissioner must give Underground cleaners the same free travel pass he is entitled to

On the day that new Transport for London Commissioner Andy Byford starts work [Monday 29 June], RMT called on him to put a stop to a shameful injustice by giving London’s heroic Underground cleaners the same TfL travel pass that he and the Mayor are entitled to.

Resolutions passed by RMT Disabled Members' Advisory Committee meeting, 19 June 2020

1. DISABLED MEMBERS IN SCOTLAND

2. REFLECTION ROOMS

3. DISABLED PASSENGERS AND TIMETABLE CHANGES

4. CENTENARY OF THE BLIND PEOPLE'S MARCH

5. CONFERENCE CHAIR'S EXPENSES

6. COVID-19, DISABLED MEMBERS AND CARERS

7. ONLINE TRAINING ON DISABILITY

 

 

1. DISABLED MEMBERS IN SCOTLAND

RMT Covid-19 Charter

covid-19 charter

RMT members have demonstrated our commitment to keeping the tube and other TfL services running throughout the Covid 19 crisis. We want to provide the best possible service to workers in London but we reject workers being forced on to the tube without the necessary safety planning and before conditions are right. 

RMT demands that Mayor lift congestion charge from London lifeboat staff

Thames waterways union RMT today demanded that London Mayor Sadiq Khan exempt staff working at Tower RNLI station from the congestion and ULEZ charges warning that a failure to recognise the vital contribution of this group of staff at the UK's busiest lifeboat station is robbing them of hundreds of pounds a month.