The platform edge lines in the open sections on the Central line needed a repaint. But apparently the contractors reckoned that a bit of household gloss should do the trick!
A report has revealed a £900 million surplus in TfL’s budget. Labour London Assembly members have said that this money could have been used to reduce fares and reduce living costs in the capital.
LU has recently produced a booklet on fatigue that puts the onus on us make sure we're fit for our role.
Station Supervisors at Turnham Green hold the keys for Kew Gardens and Gunnersbury Stations: they're effectively supervising three stations at once.
High Barnet Stations management have been trying a few cheeky tricks to manage with insufficient staff.
On stations on the north end of the Bakerloo Line, management have started to expect staff to stay beyond their booking off time if there is no cover to relieve them.
The day before Thatcher's funeral, Tube advertisers CBS Outdoor banned potentially ‘sensitive and controversial’ posters of Maggie as Queen Victoria and the Virgin Mary from Westminster Tube Station.
The agreed drivers' prep list for S Stock trains takes 16 minutes. It's been timed by managers and union reps together, and that's the time it takes.
Word has it that management have ordered that at least nine stations posts are held vacant on each line. So that's 100ish across the job.
Neasden signals flashed like Xmas lights for eight months, until an RMT industrial action threat forced LU and Thales to respond.
In the recent Eastleigh by-election the UK Independance Party came second to the Liberal Democrats, pushing the Tories into third place.
Final judgement on the infamous "runaway train" incident on the Northern Line in 2010 recently ended with a fine of £300,000 for London Underground.
We know that management are coming for our jobs. They have stated time and again that modern technology requires more flexibility from their staff. For "more flexibility" read "less staff".
Great to see Jubilee Line drivers drawing lines in the sand and striking to protect them. These drivers laid out their limits and when the line was crossed they balloted for action.
So a catering company that treats its staff like crap also ends up buying beef so cheap it isn't beef at all. That’s right – we've probably been eating ‘my little pony’ for lunch in work.
So the appeal by the wacky Christian group dangerously claiming they can cure homosexuality and upset that their anti-gay bus ads were blocked by TfL was unsuccessful. Good.
Tube bosses have just let slip that they have a ‘social media monitoring engine’ the sort of sci-fi horrors you hear of coppers using to try and predict riots.
Bakerloo management have replaced the 'flash and dash' with the 'flash and peep'.
ISS - already one of the most repulsively exploitative employers on the job - has hit a new low.
LU is pressuring admin staff to take minutes in Company Disciplinary Interviews. This additional duty has never been in the job description.
Cleaning contractor, ISS, has been wanting to bring in a pension for its staff.
An LU initiative called 'What Matters?' has been launched on our stations.
LU has been encouraging new, enthusiastic CSAs to do an online course in their own time. To improve their promotion chances? To benefit customer service?
Congratulations to everyone who passed the SCRA assessment. If your name's in the Traffic Circular, it's time to nominate a position.
Tube Lines to be reintegrated into London Underground!
LU wants to close the Westfield Ticket Office at Stratford. Are shoppers suddenly too busy to buy tickets?
Sodexo has refused to renew the contract of a worker who happens to be an RMT rep. Another rep remains stood down on trumped up charges. This is victimisation!
Jubilee management wanted to remove essential communication equipment for drivers, the tunnel telephones. Unions said LU had to install more fixed phones or it wouldn't be safe.
'Flash and dash' is the unsafe detrainment method where trains are taken into sidings after a PA and flash of lights. It was due to extend from the Bakerloo to the Central Line.
Adding insult to injury, without explanation, the Trainpeople agency posted many of the 33 workers their P45 forms.