Newsletters

All LTRC Newsletters and regular bulletins

RMT Upfront Four Day Week Special, August 2017

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for London Underground train drivers, produced by RMT activists.

In this special edition which focuses on the Four Day Week trial at the following articles:

  • Four day week trial ends soon, - Permanent roll out could mean all spare duties extended to ten hours
  • Why did the trial take place?
  • RMT Charter calls for four day, 32 hour week
  • Reduced hours working

Take the debate to your branch.

RMT Upfront Late June 2017

RMT Upfront is a newsletter for London Underground drivers, from RMT activists and reps on the Tube.

In this edition:

  • Watergate Scandal
  • Station staff needed
  • A change too far
  • Dust committee up and running
  • Cab security
  • Night Tube

Please download and distribute the newsletter in your depot, or share it on social media.

Bakerloo News June 2017

Bakerloo News is the newsletter for Bakerloo Line trubw wokers from the RMT Bakerloo branch.

In this edition:

  • Tories’ anti-union laws scupper industrial action ballot

  • Grenfell Tower fire: working-class people killed by austerity

  • Labour election gains: keep fighting to kick out the Tories!

  • Women workers demand dignity in the workplace

  • Staffing level to increase as result of January strike

  • Early start on WTT43

  • Don’t let LU cut corners on safety

RMT Upfront May 2017

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for London Underground Tube drivers from the RMT.

In this edition:

  • Safety critical? Keep it brief
  • Not too HOT procedure
  • Fire at Oxford Circus
  • Dust update

Please distribute the newsletter in your workplace, or share it online with your colleagues.

Newsnight: News and information for Night Tube staff, May 2017

Newsnight is the newsletter for Night Tube workers.

In this edition:
- London Bridge 3 ballot - vote yes
- Night Tube drivers win
- Working Nights? Know your rights!
- New station staff Jobs - what's in in for us?

Please download and distribute the attached newsletter in your workplace, or share it online with your colleagues.

Trains Manager - Director's Review Outcome

Yesterday, we met with the company for a Director’s Review about proposed changes to trains management. The company refused to acknowledge that anyone’s terms and conditions are being changed and are determined to continue with their imposition date of Sunday 23rd April.

We stated that this is unacceptable and we do not agree with this position. The RMT has insisted from day one that these changes are a change of terms and conditions and the company have refused to engage with proper negotiations with us.

RMT Upfront April 2017

RMT Upfront is the newsletter for Tube drivers from the RMT. In this editing are health & safety articles on:

  • Tube bosses desire to reintroduce 'flash and dash'
  • Tunnel telephone wire removal
  • The unacceptable number of staff assaults
  •  The health risk of tunnel dust

Please click the attachment to read the newsletter. You can also download it and distribute it in your depot, or share this article with your work mates.

Bakerloo News March 2017

Please download and distribute the latest newsletter from RMT Bakerloo branch activists.

In this edition:

  • Station staffing dispute: Historic action wins huge concessions
  • SRT news
  • Queens Park Trains: All Eyes on New TOM
  • Scheduling consultation