Neasden signals flashed like Xmas lights for eight months, until an RMT industrial action threat forced LU and Thales to respond.
Since Thales installed new software last August, there have been signalling irregularities at Neasden Met depot. You clear one road, and the system clears another one instead!
Service control workers have won some important demands for job security.
LU RMT Service Control workers are urging ‘Vote Yes!’ in the current ballot for strike action.
Trains are trains, and service control is service control, you'd think.
LUL has summarily dismissed Earls Court signaller Tony Crump, for a mistake at work.
The Waterloo and City line may be a little short, but it still needs controlling like any other line.
Service control staff were barely out of one naff 'restructuring' than we faced another. This time, it is all about 'upgrading' to super new control centres.
At Earls Court control centre, management have introduced 'corrective action plans'. A member of staff gets so many 'items' and they are hauled off by a manager to 'agree' and implement a plan.
The good news is that the RMT leadership has responded to the arguments of rank-and-file activists and agreed to an all-grades ballot against casualisation and de-staffing.