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RMT London Overground Protest to take place on Monday 28 June
The socially distanced protest will take place on Monday 28th June between 15:30 – 18:00 outside the Arriva Rail London head office, Overground House, 125 Finchley Road, Swiss Cottage, London NW3 6HY. The issues are: • Arriva Rail London and Carlisle Support Services'...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Overground, Arriva Rail London, Overground House, Travel Safe Officers, Cleaners,
RMT research reveals high productivity levels of TFL staff as Government threaten savage cuts and attacks on workforce as part of finance deal
The proposed cuts are part of an austerity package being demanded by the Government in exchange for a 6 month period of ‘workplace reform’ including a return to the idea of ‘driverless trains’ and an attack on workers’ pension schemes. However,...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Underground
RMT pledges all-out fight to protect pensions at TfL
London's main transport union‎ RMT pledges all-out fight to protect jobs, pensions and working conditions as Government line up savage cuts in TFL funding deal as details emerge this morning. General Secretary Mick Cash said; "It is appalling that the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Transport for London, TfL, Tube, London Underground, Buses, London Overground
RMT on reports tonight that Government are threatening a total takeover of TFL
"The speculation that the Government are threatening to take direct control of TFL sounds like more bullying by this administration designed to impose their will on Londoners and ride roughshod over local democracy. "While we await official confirmation on the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Transport for London, TfL, Tube, London Underground, Buses, London Overground,
RMT calls on Government to give immediate assurances on TFL budget
“TFL staff have kept London's essential workers moving around the Capital throughout this crisis and it would be nothing short of a scandal if the financial rug was pulled from beneath them at this critical time. "The cash crunch at...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Covid-19, London Underground, Transport for London, TfL, London Overground
RMT on news that Arriva Rail London cutting ticket offices
Commenting on TfL’s announcement that it is pressing ahead with cuts to ticket office hours at London Overground stations, rail union RMT says these cuts are about profit not passengers. Last year the operator of London Overground, Arriva Rail London,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
Profits over service for London Overground
Detailed analysis by rail union RMT of the latest accounts for Arriva Rail London, the German state-owned company which operates London Overground and which is planning the wholesale butchery of ticket offices, reveal that the company more than doubled its...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London overground, ticket office, mayor of London, tfl, sadiq khan
RMT to begin ballot over Overground ticket offices
The union has been campaigning against plans to axe Overground ticket offices for the past two years and although the initial plans were pushed back the union has now accused ARL and TFL of trying to smuggle through a closure...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London overground, ticket office, mayor of London, tfl, sadiq khan
RMT to protest over planned Overground ticket office cuts
The protest will take place at 9am on Wednesday 20th November outside City Hall, SE1 2AA, London. RMT members will be demonstrating prior to the Mayor Chairing a TfL Board Meeting at City Hall at 10am. The union has been...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT to protest outside London’s City Hall next week
The protest will take place at 9am on Wednesday 20th November outside City Hall, SE1 2AA, London. RMT members will be demonstrating prior to the Mayor Chairing a TfL Board Meeting at City Hall at 10am. The union has been...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT to ballot on Overground ticket offices closures
RMT has been campaigning against the plans to axe the Overground ticket offices for the past two years and although the initial plans were pushed back the union has now accused ARL and TFL of trying to smuggle through the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT exposes full scale of London ticket office closures
RAIL UNION RMT has released a full list today of London Overground’s plans to cut hours at 45 stations to the bare minimum and close the ticket offices altogether at Brondesbury, White Hart Lane and West Hampstead. The revelations of the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
London Overground ticket office campaign launches
RAIL UNION RMT is launching a new campaign this week to halt London Overground ticket office closures. The campaign will fight London Overground’s plans to cut hours at 45 stations to the bare minimum and close the ticket offices altogether at...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London overground, arriva rail London, tfl, Sadiq khan, ticket office
Campaign to halt Overground ticket office changes
RAIL UNION RMT is launching a new campaign to halt London Overground ticket office closures.   The campaign will fight London Overground’s plans to cut hours at 45 stations to the bare minimum and close the ticket offices altogether at Brondesbury,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London overground, ticket office, mayor of London, tfl, sadiq khan
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike
Rail union RMT today has announced that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking three days of strike action over a pay freeze which would effectively mean poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members on...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, travel safe officers, pay justice
RMT secures renewed mandate for Travel Safe Officers
Rail union RMT announced today that it has secured another rock solid vote to continue with industrial action on London Overground in its fight over poverty-pay for Travel Safe Officers employed by contractor the STM Group (Arriva Rail Contract) after...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: arriva rail london, arl, london overground, travel safe officers, pay
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike
Rail union RMT has confirmed that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking further strike action tomorrow over a pay freeze which would effectively mean a slide into poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, travel safe officers, pay justice
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike again
Rail union RMT has announced today that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking further strike action over a pay freeze which would effectively mean a slide into poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Pay, Dispute
RMT members on London Overground secure major victory
RAIL UNION RMT has secured a major victory in its ongoing campaign to staff our stations and retain ticket offices with the Mayor of London’s announcement this morning that 47 of the 51 ticket offices previously proposed for closure on London Overground...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
London Overground cleaners low pay demo
Striking RMT members working as cleaners for the London Overground on the Arriva Rail Contract, and their supporters, will be holding a demonstration tomorrow outside Arriva Rail London’s Head Office. The demonstration will take place outside Overground House 125 Finchley Road,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Overground, vinci, low pay, tfl
London Overground Vinci Cleaners strike for 48 Hours
Rail union RMT today has announced that members working on the London Overground for Vinci as cleaners on the Arriva Rail Contract will take a further 48-hour strike action next month after voting overwhelmingly for strike action over pay and...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Vinci, Cleaners, Strike
RMT London Overground Travel Safe Officers to strike
Rail union RMT today has announced that London Overground Travel Safe Officers will be taking strike action over a pay freeze which would effectively mean poverty pay for these essential workers. STM Travel Safe Officer members on the Arriva Rail...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Travel Safe Officers, Strike
RMT racks up another important victory
RAIL UNION RMT today racked up another important victory in the campaign to halt the London Overground ticket office closure programme but warned that the battle is far from over. At a packed London Travelwatch board meeting today the independent...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
London TravelWatch forced to delay decision on ticket office
RAIL UNION RMT’s campaign to save 51 London Overground ticket offices has seen initial victory today after London Travelwatch was forced to postpone a post-consultation decision citing receipt over 7500 responses as “unprecedented and overwhelming”. While welcoming the news the union has...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices, london travelwatch
RMT to hand over campaign postcards to London TravelWatch
RAIL UNION RMT will be handing in postcards and a written submission tomorrow to London TravelWatch on the final day of the statutory consultation on the proposed closure of 51 London Overground ticket offices. Campaigners will also be handing in a...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT says shocking incident backs call for guards
RAIL UNION RMT said today that the Rail Accident Investigation Branch’s (RAIB) report into a potentially fatal incident at Peckham Rye last year – which has been released today - wholly reinforces and underpins the union case for a safety-critical guard...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, peckham rye, evacuation
RMT calls on Mayor to halt ticket office closure plans
ON THE day that rail union RMT holds a day of action across the Capital against plans to axe 51 London Overground ticket offices it has revealed that reported incidences of violence against the person have increased across the operation by...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT welcomes Labour support for ticket office campaign
On the day that RMT held a day of action across the Capital the union’s General Secretary, Mick Cash, received an email from Len Duval, Leader of the Labour Group on the London Assembly, confirming that yesterday the Group met...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
Day of action this week to save 51 Overground ticket offices
RAIL UNION RMT will be holding a day of action on Wednesday as part of the campaign to save 51 London Overground ticket offices. Arriva Rail London (ARL) and Transport for London (TfL) have launched a formal consultation on the proposed...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, ticket offices, arriva rail london, tfl, transport for london, london travelwatch,
RMT launches campaign to save 51 Overground ticket offices
Arriva Rail London (ARL) and Transport for London (TfL) have launched a formal consultation on the proposed closures which ends on 11th October. The union will be leafleting stations with campaign postcards on the 3rd October as part of a...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT to fight Overground's proposed 88 Ticket Office closures
Rail union RMT said today it will fight with every tool at its disposal plans just announced that would axe ticket offices and station staffing across the capital with dire consequences for safety, services and accessibility Arriva Rail London have...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, arriva rail london, ticket offices,
RMT calls on London Mayor
RAIL UNION RMT has today called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to take immediate measures to bring Carillion’s London rail contract work into direct public ownership through Transport for London with guaranteed protection for the workforce, their jobs, pay, conditions...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: carillion, tfl, sadiq khan, london overground, crossrail, heathrow express,
RMT responds to London Overground ticket office proposals
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT is deeply concerned about the proposals which in our view could see the elimination of ticket offices across London Overground. Our experience in the past shows that, despite promises to the contrary, the closure...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, tfl, sadiq khan, ticket office
London Overground services subsidising German fares
New research by Britain’s largest rail union RMT has found that profits made by London Overground services could be used to cut fares for passengers by 5% a year but will instead be used to subsidise rail services in Germany.  ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, lorol, arriva, tfl, transport for london
Deutsche Bahn approves UK asset sell-off
RAIL UNION RMT warned today that a fire-sale of a sizable chunk of Deutsche Bahn’s UK operations jacks up a new threat to jobs and services. The proposed sell off of up to a 45 per cent minority stake in Deutsche...
Region: National
Tagged with: deutsche bahn, arriva, arriva trains wales, chiltern railways, cross country, grand central, london overground, northern rail
RMT condemns London Overground sell-off to Deutsche Bahn
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said that it was ludicrous to hand LOROL services over to the German state as Arriva have just had their contract for the Tyne and Wear Metro ripped up with that service being taken into...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, lorol, deutsche bahn, arriva
Campaign against former "Silverlink" ticket office closures
As consultation gets underway, transport union RMT has confirmed today that it is stepping up the fight against the London Mayor’s proposals to close a number of ticket offices across north London that were once part of the “Silverlink” line....
Region: National
Tagged with: silverlink, london overground, london travel watch, transport for london, ticket offices
London Overground profits subsidise fares in Hong Kong
New research by Britain’s largest rail union has found that profits made by London Overground services could be used to cut fares for passengers by 6.5% a year on average but are instead being used to subsidized rail services in Hong...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground,
RMT slam absentee mayor as London descends into travel chaos
Transport union RMT slammed London’s “absentee mayor” Boris Johnson as rush hour services were gripped by a fresh round of chaos last night and this morning due to a spate of infrastructure failures and breakdowns. The union pushed again for...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: boris johnson, london underground, metropolitan line, district line hammersmith and city line, thameslink, london overground
RMT responds to London Overground tendering process
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “It is ridiculous that the same tired old bunch of spivs and chancers who have reduced London’s commuter services to chaos through their greed and incompetence are now being given a chance to have...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, tfl
RMT on 24 hour running on Overground and DLR
General Secretary Mick Cash said.    "This announcement has been dropped on London by the Mayor as a blatant pre election stunt without a shred of consultation with the union. That is a ridiculous way to conduct important negotiations and...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: dlr, london overground, lorol, 24 hour running
New figures predict 20% increase in London passenger demand
"For starters the mayor should call off his cuts to jobs and services across the tube network and the train companies should abandon their attacks on guards and station staff. We need a coherent and properly resourced plan for transport...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: passenger demand, london underground, lul, london overground
London Overground safety staff balloted in pay dispute
The dispute has a number of core points: • A below inflation pay offer that would undermine standards of living • Heavy handed approach to staff sickness • Failure to make progress on the introduction of a full sick pay...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, Pay, Dispute
RMT calls for London Overground trains to be built in Derby
TfL has shortlisted the bidders for the trains which are due to arrive in 2017 and which will run on new London Overground routes out of Liverpool Street station and also replace the current two-car diesel trains on the Gospel Oak...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, LOROL, Bombardier