Industrial action involving two unions is threatened in the coming weeks
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Wednesday 16 June 2010
Union leaders today renewed their call for last-ditch talks in a bid to avert two 48-hour strikes by London Underground workers which threaten disruption from next week.
Friday 11 June 2010
Commuters face an increased threat of travel chaos because of strikes by rail workers later this month, it was warned today.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Union leaders called today for urgent talks with London's mayor to avert two 48-hour strikes by London Underground maintenance workers.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Survivors of a train crash spoke yesterday of the terrifying moments when the passenger service smashed into boulders and burst into flames.
Monday 07 June 2010
London Underground maintenance workers have voted in favour of strike action in a long-running row over jobs, pay and conditions, it was announced today.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Network Rail will make a fresh attempt to break a deadlocked dispute with its maintenance workers today.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
London Tube stations could be turned into "death traps" under proposed changes to train operations and staffing cuts, union leaders warned today.
Thursday 08 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
Leaders of the union behind next week's threatened rail strike will attend court to explain how signalmen purporting to work in a signal box that burnt to the ground a year ago were able to cast their votes in a strike ballot.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Life is full of unexpected small pleasures. Last Friday, listeners to Radio Four's Today programme were granted a 24-carat nugget to treasure. Geoff Hoon – one of the most pompous prats I've encountered – squirmed, grovelled and, finally, apologised! It was a historic moment, one of those occasions when you couldn't wait to wallow all over again on the BBC i-player. Forget plant food, or whatever trendy legal high the kids are currently taking, this public humiliation was better than a class-A drug.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Thursday 25 March 2010
Tube bosses have until 5pm today to withdraw plans to axe 800 jobs or face possible industrial action.
Wednesday 24 March 2010
The threat of strikes on London Underground increased today as union leaders said they would ballot for action unless plans to axe 800 jobs are withdrawn.
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