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10 March 2010
On 5 February London Underground (LU) signal maintainers took 24 hour industrial action over management's attempts to impose rosters, breaches of framework agreements and outsourcing of work, writes London Underground Signal Maintainer.
28 May 2008
LONDON'S NEW Tory mayor Boris Johnson has appointed a ruthless private equity businessman as his "first deputy mayor" in charge of transport, writes Roger Shrives.
14 May 2008
After the 1 May elections: BORIS JOHNSON'S election as Mayor of London capped a string of successes for the Conservatives in the 1 May local elections, indicating that a Tory victory in the next general election is a serious possibility, writes Neil Cafferky.
13 February 2008
OUTRAGEOUS, SCANDALOUS, disgraceful... are a few of the printable words to describe the government's £2 billion bail-out of Metronet - the failed London... By Simon Carter
13 September 2007
Editorial: THE SUCCESSFUL strike actions of the Prison Officers Association (POA) and the RMT maintenance workers on London Underground have potentially changed the industrial situation in Britain to the benefit of trade unions and work...
6 September 2007
RMT strike: London tube workers strike in September 2007 after Metronet bankruptcy, photo Paul Mattsson
26 July 2007
LAST WEEK Metronet, the private company that maintained and upgraded two-thirds of London's underground (LUL) network under the notorious public-private partnership (PPP), called in the administrators....
19 July 2007
METRONET, THE private company responsible for maintaining and upgrading two-thirds of London's underground network under the notorious public-private partnership PPP scheme (part-privatisation), is heading for administration...
12 July 2007
JUST AFTER 9am on 5 July a London Underground Central Line train was derailed, trapping 800 passengers underground for about two hours...
21 June 2007
LONDON UNDERGROUND management have mounted an attack on the jobs and conditions of tube workers in London...
19 April 2007
19 April 2007
London Underground: RAIL UNION RMT members working for Metronet tube maintenance company have won a magnificent victory, after the company withdrew plans to transfer RMT members and their posts to Bombardier, part of the Metronet consortium....
21 April 2005
METRONET IS a consortium of big private companies that controls two-thirds of London Underground's (LU's) infrastructure...
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