SOS: Staff Our Stations

A national campaign run by RMT to oppose cuts in staffing of stations and ticket offices.

Opinion Poll Shows Londoners' Opposition To Ticket Office Closures And Fare Increases

An RMT news release sent out to today from the RMT's media department increases pressure on LU's plans to close ticket offices. A survey carried out on behalf of the union by 'Survation' clearly shows the the publics opposition to ticket office closures and fare rises. This survey underlines the importance of our union's campaign to keep ticket offices open and shows that the public supports us on this issue.

Click on the attachment to see the full report.

The RMT's press release is below:


October 16th 2013


Say no to ticket office closures

Say no to ticket office closures and fare rises.

Sign the petition to say no to yet another inflation-busting fares hike and staff cuts & ticket office closures at Balham, Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway
Under Mayor Boris Johnson tube and bus fares in London have become the most expensive anywhere in the world. Not only are you paying more, you are getting worse value for your money. The Mayor has plans to cut staff and close Balham, Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway ticket offices – making commuting more difficult and less safe.

Stop The Closure Of Whitechapel Ticket Office

Please take a few seconds to add your name to the petition to stop the closure of Whitechapel ticket office:

With Crossrail coming to London next year, Whitechapel Underground station is undergoing a huge refurbishment, which will see the station serving thousands more customers each year. However, London Underground has announced that the completed station will have no ticket office.

RMT Evidence To The Greater London Assembly Follow-up To Its Investigation Into The State Of The Tube

As the largest trade union on London Underground, and the only union representing all grades on London Underground, RMT deeply regrets that no action has been taken following the GLA investigation into the state of the Tube.

In particular, RMT is deeply concerned that following the Union’s active engagement in the investigation, and the subsequent good faith with which we engaged the Olympics, that it now appears that our members are faced with an unprecedented assault.

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Who Benefits From Closing Ticket Offices? London Midland By One Million Pound

RAIL UNION RMT today published leaked internal documents showing that London Midland plan to profit to the tune of £1.25 million a year from their programme of savage cuts to ticket offices and staffing levels.

London Midland are blazing a trail for the McNulty plans to axe ticket offices and eliminate station staff and, as RMT have exposed from leaked Department of Transport emails, are doing so in direct collusion with the Government.