ASLEF will strike on the Piccadilly line next Thursday to demand the reinstatement of sacked driver Charlie Savvides - and can expect support from RMT members, especially as Charlie has a record of re
Tubeworker has spotted something rather disturbing on Heathrow group stations ... Carlisle Security guards checking stations!
Last Thursday night, a Picc line train lost its pilot light at Piccadilly Circus. It turned out that a single door and a set of double doors in the rear car were open.
It seems that on the Piccadilly line, Tube Lines bosses think that once-a-week track inspections should be just fine. Funny, they'd always thought once every 72 hours was necessary up until now.
LU is making a dog's dinner of its new lift training procedures, and has now been caught out trying to bully staff.
Twice in the last week, managers have forced Green Park to stay open, despite it being below minimum numbers. Today, they finally had to admit defeat and close it.
LU is taking greater and greater risks with its de-staffing of stations.
The economic crisis is biting hard on London Underground, with all sorts of 'savings' being made. But rather than look in the more obvious places (eg.
Top marks from Tubeworker to Arnos Grove drivers, who refused to work on safety grounds during the Tube Lines strike in even greater numbers than at other depots.
Management tried to impose without consultation a new Congestion Conrol Evaucation Plan at Finsbury Park station, which would have reduced staff numbers from 20 to around 12.