Rail unions

Keep Tube Ticket Offices Open!

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 01/07/2007 - 18:49.

London Underground To Close 40 Ticket Offices And Cut Dozens More

London Underground Ltd plans savage cuts to its ticket offices (details below), saying this is because more people use Oyster. But Underground workers and their trades unions know that passengers still need ticket offices.


Solidarity With Rail And Tube Cleaners

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 10/01/2007 - 10:47.

On Monday 8th January, Rail and Tube cleaners protested at City Hall against attacks on cleaning jobs. Their union, RMT, was demanding that Mayor Ken Livingstone intervene to stop cleaning contractor ISS from cutting over 200 jobs.


Lobby GLA: Support Tube cleaners!

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 05/01/2007 - 19:27.
08/01/2007 - 10:00
08/01/2007 - 11:00

Act now to stop 'obscene' ISS cleaners' jobs cull, RMT tells Mayor

Cleaners and other Tube staff to lobby GLA from 10am on Monday, January 8


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The Cleaners' Christmas Carol

Submitted by Janine on Sun, 10/12/2006 - 15:12.

RMT put together the short video below about its campaign to organise, and improve the pay and conditions of, rail and Tube cleaners. It features the union's demonstration outside Metronet headquarters on Monday 4th December.


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Public Meeting: Don't Privatise the East London Line

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 24/11/2006 - 09:31.
25/11/2006 - 12:30
25/11/2006 - 14:00

12.30 – 2.00, East London Centre, Boardman House, 64 Broadway

Speakers include

  • Bob Crow, RMT General Secretary

  • Manuel Cortes, TSSA Assistant General Secretary
  • Jeremy Corbyn MP

Lobby - Don't Privatise the East London Line

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 24/11/2006 - 09:29.
25/11/2006 - 08:30
25/11/2006 - 10:00

Lobby London Labour Party Conference

Stratford Old Town Hall, 29 The Broadway


Unions welcome MPs' call to keep East London Line public

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 24/11/2006 - 09:00.

Press release from RMT

TRADE UNIONISTS campaigning to keep the East London Line in public hands have today welcomed the parliamentary call by six London Labour MPs for the line to remain operated by the public sector when it reopens, after extension, in 2010.


East London Line: writing to your MP

Submitted by Janine on Sat, 04/11/2006 - 17:25.

Local RMT member John Leach wrote this letter to Meg Hillier ...

Dear Ms Hillier

I am writing to you as my MP to ask you put your signature to Early Day Motion 2398 EAST LONDON LINE.


East London Line briefing

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 01/11/2006 - 06:00.

Produced by RMT for journalists, October 2006

The East London Line, used by 10.4 million passengers a year, is part of the London Underground network. The line currently runs between Whitechapel to New Cross and New Cross Gate.


Letter: It IS Privatisation

Submitted by Janine on Thu, 26/10/2006 - 18:00.


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