Hands Off London Transport has received some testimonials from London Underground workers working at stations where the ticket office has already closed. They clearly show the obviously-damaging impact these closures have on customer service. If LU really wants its customer service to be “world class”, it need to stop closures and re-open ticket offices! Continue reading
Hands Off London Transport supporters and RMT branches across London took action on Friday 27 March to demand Boris Johnson and London Underground abandon their plans to close Tube ticket offices and slash staffing levels on stations. Continue reading
Activists from RMT Central Line East, the branch which covers the eastern end of the Central Line, will be leafleting and petitioning passengers against the closure of Bethnal Green ticket office from 4.30pm-5.30pm on Friday 27 February. Continue reading
RMT Piccadilly and District West branch are demonstrating against the closure of Hounslow West ticket office, 7am to 9am, on Wednesday 18 February. Continue reading
After recent actions at Shepherd’s Bush and Highbury & Islington, in conjunction with RMT Central Line West and RMT Finsbury Park branches respectively, Hands Off London Transport links up with RMT Bakerloo branch to leaflet and petition passengers against cuts and ticket office closure at Edgware Road (Bakerloo). Two actions will take place, from 08.00-10.00, and from 16.00-18.00. Continue reading
London Underground has begun closing Tube ticket offices, with Queensway and South Wimbledon the firsts to go. Hands Off London Transport will continue to organise direct actions at stations to highlight the damaging effect of these closures, and staffing cuts, on workers and passengers. Join us at Shepherd’s Bush station at 16:00 on Sunday 8 February for another protest! Continue reading
On Tuesday 13 January, London bus workers in the Unite union will strike as part of their campaign to win equal pay. Continue reading
RMT activists, members of other unions, and local community campaigners assembled at Shepherd’s Bush Tube station tonight (Thursday 8 January) to leaflet and petition passengers against ticket office closures and staffing cuts.
Also joining the protest were local Labour MP Andy Slaughter, local Labour GLA member Murad Qureshi, and RMT Executive member for the London Transport Region John Reid.
Hundreds of leaflets were distributed and signatures collected, with campaigners encountering strong local opposition to the closure and cuts.
The action was called by Hands Off London Transport in conjunction with RMT Central Line West branch. HOLT next plans actions at Leytonstone on Monday 12 January, in conjunction with RMT Central Line East branch (click here for more), and at Ladbroke Grove on Monday 19 January, in conjunction with RMT Hammersmirth & City Line branch.