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News, reports and information for London Underground train drivers


SMA3 update

Dear Colleagues,


Further to my previous Circular (IR/007/1/21, 8th January 2021), the following resolution was received from Piccadilly & District West Branch:-

“This Branch notes that despite the RMT concerns over safety and preparedness, LU management decided to plough ahead with the operational proving weekend on the 9th and 10th January.

London Underground 'two in a cab training' paused

  • Please download, print and display the attached poster in your depot.

UPDATE: Two in a cab training to be suspended with immediate effect following RMT intervention

Following the Government’s announcement on Saturday about the alarming rise of COVID-19 transmissions in London, the RMT immediately contacted the LUL Managing Director to demand an urgent meeting about the effects on our members.

Trains Grade Meeting

  • Meeting dates are subject to change of date and time. Please speak to a rep or branch officer to confirm details before attending.

Train Grades is held monthly on the last Thursday of the month on Zoom. Please ask your local rep for the link. Train Grades is a regular meeting for reps, activists and all members to debate issues related to our grade, to report on local issues and to hear reports and ask questions of train functional reps.

All RMT drivers are welcomed and encouraged to attend and to help your union formulate policy and build campaigns.

Upgrade News September 2020

Upgrade News has all the latest information on the 4LM upgrade for London Underground drivers.

In this edition:

  • Signal Migration Areas Update
  • Training for SMA 3
  • RMT: All Grades United For Safety
  • CBTC new route training 
  • Service Control comms to T/Ops when change of braking capacity
  • New seat cushion trial

Please download the newsletter to read it and display it in your 4LM depot.

Trains H&S update: maintain social distancing

- This update is taken from the attached notice. Please print it out and display it in your depot.


Members should be congratulated on the major efforts that have made to work through the coronavirus pandemic. It’s been a very long 8 months since it all began and is a tribute to all who have adapted to social distancing measures.

Jubilee News September 2020

Jubilee News is written for train operators on the Jubilee Line by RMT activists.

In this edition:

- Tube review threat to train operators
- KPMG report concluded
- Night Tube Update
- Always take a rep.

Please download the attached newsletter to read it.