driverless - 7 Items Tagged Within News

More strikes likely after RMT rejects TfL funding deal
Following talks behind closed doors between Mayor Sadiq Khan and the government, funding has been secured for TfL operations until 2024. But the deal appears conditional on attacks on workers’ pensions, potential job losses and a push for pay restraint in...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: rmt, tube, London Underground, lul, tfl, sadiq khan, grant shapps, driverless trains,
RMT warns of action over driverless trains
TUBE UNION RMT warned today of a campaign of action as it emerged that the Government has placed adverts for a consultancy contract to explore the introduction of driverless trains on London Underground. General Secretary Mick Lynch said; "The news...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, TfL, Transport for London, Tube, Driverless Trains
RMT ramps up campaign to halt privatisation of Tube
TUBE UNION RMT today wrote to Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps demanding that the government come clean on plans to privatise London Underground as part of its takeover of Transport for London. Yesterday, the Secretary of State announced...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, tube, TfL, Tory Government, Privatisation, driverless
RMT warns against Government Tube privatisation plans
TUBE UNION RMT today responded to the government terms of the review into Transport for London which say there will be a: “review of the current operating model and whether there are any opportunities that alternative operating models could bring...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, tube, lul, tfl, Tory Government, driverless
RMT on Boris Johnson making driverless trains a condition of TFL Covid funding
"It is outrageous for Boris Johnson to wheel out the dangerous nonsense of driverless trains as a condition of the emergency Covid-19 funding of Transport for London. This is the sort of cheap political stunt that was a hallmark of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Covid-19, Boris Johnson, Transport for London, TfL, driverless trains
RMT condemns Government driverless vehicle plans
TRANSPORT UNION RMT today condemned the Government’s widely-trailed plans to step up the testing of driverless vehicles on Britain’s roads as a “lethal gimmick that puts safety, jobs and the economy at risk.”   RMT, which represents bus, haulage and...
Region: National
Tagged with: driverless vehicles, tory government, budget 2017, bus, taxi, road haulage
Road freight union RMT warns over driverless lorries tests
"Jobs, pay and working conditions in Britain's road freight industry are already under attack and RMT sees the announcement today as yet another threat to our members‎ and their livelihoods. "The potential dangers of trying to introduce this technology on...
Region: National
Tagged with: road freight, driverless lorries