Night Tube has been removed (Continued…)
TfL hopes that the Night Tube can still run but has acknowledged that there are likely to be fewer trains than they hoped.
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said: “This strike is about tearing down the popular and family-friendly arrangements that helped make the original Night Tube so successful.
“Instead, the company wants to cut costs and pool all the drivers in one pool, where they can be kicked from pylon to pylon at the behest of management.
“We have gone to great lengths in ACAS and face-to-face negotiations since the beginning to resolve this dispute but it is clear that London Underground bosses are driven only by the bottom line and have no interest in the health of the London Underground. health of employees or their services. passenger.
“This strike action and its dire consequences in the run-up to Christmas could have been avoided if Tube management had not mobilized dedicated Night Tube staff and workable arrangements to cut staff. events and costs.
“We warned months ago that cutting 200 positions on the Night Tube train would create a staffing nightmare and LU needed to face that reality soon.
“The union remains open to further negotiations even at this late stage.”
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