The "new" East London line, now extended, is about to be opened with much pride and ceremony.
East London line
It would seem that despite assurances during the transfer of Drivers from the East London line that they could remain at whichever depot they nominated until such time as the ELL was reopened LUL are
Deutsche Bahn has bought Laing Rail, which owns a 50% share in London Overground, which will include the East London Line once it reopens.
RMT's protest against East London line privatisation last week turned out to be something of a wake.
RMT will be protesting against East London line privatisation, just as the line closes for the extension to be built. Get yerselves along there.
Thursday 13th December, 11am
outside City Hall
Management can't seem to make their minds up whether the East London line performs brilliantly or dreadfully. On the one hand, it's the worst performing line on the Underground; on the other, they are claiming that the line - on the verge of closure for the building of the extension - is 'going out on a performance high'.
The prize has been awarded - MTR Laing will run London Overground, the new franchise consisting of the already-private Silverlink North London Line and the to-be-privatised East London Line.
RMT will be dishing out leaflets explaining the case against East London Line privatisation on Thursday 12 April from 0800–0900 at Whitechapel, Canada Water and New Cross stations on the East London Line.
Everything seems to have gone a bit quiet in the campaign to stop East London Line privatisation.
We can not afford to stop - or even to coast along - only to get all of a panic when the privatisation is upon us and launch into action without adequate preparation.
DON’T PRIVATISE OUR TUBE – MOBILISE FOR LOBBY AND PUBLIC MEETING.
LONDON LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE, STRATFORD - 25th NOVEMBER 2006
8.30 – 9.30 Stratford Old Town Hall, 29 the Broadway