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RMT in dispute as Tube bosses announce train driver job cuts at Queen's Park depot

JOB CUTS, TRAIN OPERATORS, QUEENS PARK DEPOT - LONDON UNDERGROUND - (LUL/14/5)

The following resolution was recently received from the Bakerloo Line Branch:-

“This branch notes LU's declared intention to cut Train Operators jobs at Queen's Park Depot. These cuts involve a reduction of 11 rostered positions (101 to 90) and one pool position (six to five), amounting to a total of cut of more than 10% of the existing workforce.

SMA3 update

Dear Colleagues,

AUTOMATIC TRAIN OPERATION TRAINING, SMA3, DISTRICT LINE - LONDON UNDERGROUND (LUL/11/2)

Further to my previous Circular (IR/007/1/21, 8th January 2021), the following resolution was received from Piccadilly & District West Branch:-

“This Branch notes that despite the RMT concerns over safety and preparedness, LU management decided to plough ahead with the operational proving weekend on the 9th and 10th January.

London Underground 'two in a cab training' paused

  • Please download, print and display the attached poster in your depot.

UPDATE: Two in a cab training to be suspended with immediate effect following RMT intervention

Following the Government’s announcement on Saturday about the alarming rise of COVID-19 transmissions in London, the RMT immediately contacted the LUL Managing Director to demand an urgent meeting about the effects on our members.

Trains Grade Meeting

Train Grades is held fortnightly on Zoom. Please ask your local rep for the link. Train Grades is a regular meeting for reps and activists to debate issues related to our grade, to report on local issues and to hear reports and ask questions of train functional reps. All RMT drivers are welcomed and encouraged to attend and help your union formulate policy and build campaigns.

Upgrade News September 2020

Upgrade News has all the latest information on the 4LM upgrade for London Underground drivers.

In this edition:

  • Signal Migration Areas Update
  • Training for SMA 3
  • RMT: All Grades United For Safety
  • CBTC new route training 
  • Service Control comms to T/Ops when change of braking capacity
  • New seat cushion trial

Please download the newsletter to read it and display it in your 4LM depot.

Trains H&S update: maintain social distancing

- This update is taken from the attached notice. Please print it out and display it in your depot.

STICK TO 2 METRES

Members should be congratulated on the major efforts that have made to work through the coronavirus pandemic. It’s been a very long 8 months since it all began and is a tribute to all who have adapted to social distancing measures.