Drives on the London Night Tube are to be balloted over potential strike action, the RMT union has confirmed. The decision is the latest stage in a long-running dispute over pay and jobs on the newly launched service.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has made a major breakthrough on the London Underground with the first project to feature its state-of-the-art Relion IEC61850 compliant protection and control IEDs (intelligent electronic devices).
Over the first 12 days of the Olympic period (from 28 July), London Underground carried 46.95 million journeys - an increase of 11.05 million (30 per cent) compared with same period last year.
Thousands of eager shoppers in central London have been hit by delays following the start of a 24 hour tube strike. Train drivers union Aslef called members out on strike following a dispute over demands for additional pay for working on a public holiday.
Commenting on today’s interim ruling by the PPP Arbiter that the legitimate cost of the next phase of Tube upgrades is £4.4 billion – £400 million higher than London Underground’s estimate
A popular iPhone and iPod touch app that maps the London Underground has adopted Apple’s new push notification technology to inform users the instant that there are disruptions to the tube service.