Night Tube

News and updates on LU's plan to scrap the Night Tube grade.


ACAS Update: New offers made, but serious issues remain

Dear RMT members

Today myself with senior RMT reps met LUL at acas for the second day in this week's talks

A new proposal for Train Operators ref Night tube working / reduced hours /pilot for 4 day 36 hour week / Freeze on weekends working was placed on the table.

Stations.... a lengthy discussion also took place on outstanding issues on FFFS. Some new proposals were made and we have made some progress on these matters, but serious issues on rosters remain.

We further discussed Service Control outstanding matters relating to work life balance.

Upfront newsletter for Tube train drivers Jan 2016

Upfront is the newsletter for train drivers on London Underground. In this edition:


  • Pay & Night Tube Dispute Strike dates

  • Defend Glen Hart

  • Working Over 8 Hours?

  • Filming in cabs

  • Casualisation Of Track Work Is A Risk To Us All

  • Join Us At 'Trains Grades' 

  • No Time For Team Talk

You can download the newsletter here, or print it out and distribute amongst your colleagues in your depot.


Tube bosses told unless ACAS talks make good progress we will strike

Dear RMT members

Today myself with senior RMT reps met LUL with the other unions at acas .We have laid out our demands on all the issues effected and told the company that unless good progress is made the strikes will take place and further industrial action could be called. LUL listened to our presentations and the talks are adjourned until next week. When all parties have agreed to continue discussions. As soon as we have further updates I will report back.

In solidarity

John Leach
RMT Regional Organiser London Transport region 11

In the news: RMT announce strikes over pay, Night Tube and 'Fit for the Future'

The RMT has announced three further strike dates on the tube, and a 'week of action' on stations in ongoing disputes involving pay, Night Tube and the introduction of 'Fit for the Future' on stations, where bosses are trying to cut over 800 frontline workers and rip up agreements.

The RMT's determined action to fight for decent conditions for members has again made front pages in the press.

Upfront January 2016 Trains Newsletter - Strikes Announced

Upfront is the RMT Newsletter for London Underground train drivers. You can downkoad it below and distribute it to your colleagues, or share it on social media.  In this edition:


  • Strike dates

  • Broken Agreements

  • The choice is clear


RMT announce new strike dates over tube cuts and Night Tube

RMT confirms programme of action on London Underground over pay, Night Tube and job cuts.

Tube union RMT today confirmed that its executive has agreed to a wide ranging programme of industrial action across London Underground grades in two separate disputes over pay and night tube and the plans to bulldoze through massive cuts to station staffing numbers early next month.

On pay and night tube ALL grades called out follows

RMT executive to consider next steps over pay and Night Tube following meeting of reps

RMT London Transport Region reps and activists met today to discuss London Underground's latest pay offer.

RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:

“Today was the first opportunity for RMT reps to come together to consider the revised offer on Night Tube and pay and conditions received from London Underground last week.