Tube strike: Hundreds of track patrol staff to join walk-out
9 February 2016
From the section London
The RMT wants changes made to track access to be reversed
Hundreds more London Underground workers are planning to strike.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said 500 track patrol staff plan join 1,500 maintenance workers in a 24-hour strike from 18:00 GMT on Friday.
The track patrol staff are in dispute over the use of private contractors, which they say will “casualise” their jobs.
Transport for London (TfL) said it was still trying to assess the impact the walk-outs would have.
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Source:: BBC world news feed