Tube Lines to be reintegrated into London Underground!
Transport for London
TfL hosted an event at the Shard in January, treating staff to the views and dinner at the company’s expense.
With most unions accepting TfL's strings-loaded pay offer, staff were expecting a 4.2% pay rise for 2012, on a par with their LUL workmates. But some have found they got just 3.7%.
Some TfL Travel Information Centres have recently acquired machines so they can refund customers' £5 Oyster deposits, a procedure currently only done at a LU Ticket Office.
Well, it's pay day today, and remarkably, the total seems to be the same as last pay day, despite 1 April having come and gone. Do they think we are fools?
In the Travel Information call centre, too much is time is spent trying to calm down callers who are angry and confused about closed ticket offices and which ticket to buy.
As we all know, these are tough economic times, and we all have to tighten our belts. Jobs have to go, pay restraint must be shown, blah blah blah.
I work in the Travel Information Department. It seems it is going to cost our punters much more to phone us if they use a mobile which most of them do. So TfL will make lotsa money.
As one of the Pier Walk (North Greenwich) brigade, I think that Jubilee Line weekend engineering work has become a safety issue.
As we soon will be celebrating Halloween in Pier Walk - home of the Travel Information call centre - there is something WITCH is troubling us and we are wondering if anybody has a WIZARD idea to help