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Bakerloo drivers' strike goes ahead on Friday

RMT strike action on Bakerloo Line goes ahead Friday as LU refuse serious talks

TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that strike action on the Bakerloo line in a dispute over the impact on train drivers over unworkable timetable changes that place operators under intolerable levels of personal stress will go ahead as planned from lunchtime on Friday after tube bosses slammed the door on serious talks aimed at reaching a solution.

Bakerloo News: all out to win a workable timetable

  • Please download the two attached editions Bakerloo News to read the latest about the upcoming Bakerloo Line strike

Our ballot returned a 95% majority for taking industrial action. At the heart of this dispute, and what most people believe to be the problem with our timetables, are the turnaround times in the North Sheds at Queen’s Park. These turnaround times have been cut to the bone over the past couple of years. The RMT have demanded that these are improved. This in turn would require moredrivers. This in turn would make our working day bearable.

RMT to reballot on excessive track noise

- please download the attached leaflet and display it in relevant depots.

Members on the Northern, Jubilee, Central and Victoria lines are currently receiving ballot papers relating to excessive track noise.

The ballot will be conducted on a line by line basis. This ballot has been forced upon us in response to the TU Act 2016 which exhausts ballot mandates after 6 months, meaning that the resounding yes vote mandate that was returned last year would expire in March.

RMT calls strike over "unworkable timetable" on Bakerloo line

TUBE UNION RMT confirmed today that it has called strike action on the Bakerloo line in a dispute over the impact on train drivers over unworkable timetable changes that place operators under intolerable levels of personal stress.

A ballot for action covering driver members produced a 95% vote for action.
Members have been instructed as follows;

RMT writes to LU to discuss concerns about CBTC system

INTRODUCTION OF CBTC, METROPOLITAN LINE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/14/2)

I previously advised you that, with regard to a resolution submitted by our Neasden Branch which highlighted a number of areas of concern for members working in Trains, Stations and Service Control over the introduction of the new Communication Based Train Control (CBTC), I was instructed to inform London Underground that a failure to address these matters would result in a dispute situation existing (Ref: IR/515/19, 18th December 2019).