Independent travel watchdog London TravelWatch has launched an online consultation on ticket office closures. LTW is the official, statutorily-required watchdog for transport in London. A large number of responses to the survey opposing closures could make a difference. Continue reading
Hands Off London Transport would like to extend our sympathies and condolences to the family, friends, and comrades of Brian Munro, the London Underground worker, RMT Executive member, and socialist activist who sadly died on Saturday 28 June. Continue reading
On 13 June, the day that would’ve been Bob Crow’s birthday, Hands Off London Transport called a Day of Action which brought together trade unionists, disabled activists, student unionists, and community campaigners to let the travelling public known about London Underground’s planned cuts, and the fight against them. Continue reading
UPDATE: New locations for this day of action include Wimbledon, Finchley Central and Leytonstone . As well as the original Brixton, Walthamstow, and Kings Cross Tube stations.
Leaflets and petition materials will be available for collection from 11.30am – 4.30pm 12.06.2014 right up until the start of the action on 13.06.2014, @
RMT Head Office,
39 Chalton Street,
London, NW1 1JD
Please contact with any enquiries.
To link up with the RMT’s national organising day on Bob Crow’s birthday, 13 June, the Hands Off London Transport campaign is organising leafletting of the public and other action to raise awareness of the harmful effects of Tube cuts.
On Tuesday 6 May, a photo-call and demonstration backed by Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) against the threats to accessibility on London Underground was held outside Brixton tube station. Continue reading
Last week’s two-day strike, and the threat of a further three-day strike, by the RMT, has forced London Underground into a number of concessions. They will now enter discussions to ensure that no Tube worker will face a pay cut due to the restructure. They have also re-committed to a station-by-station review of ticket office closures and, at last, agreed to a timescale and framework for this. As a consequence, the strike due to begin this evening (Monday 5 May) has been suspended. Continue reading