ASLEF Journal - August 2021

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Going Underground

News

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee takes the government to tasks over Britain's network railway

Sign of the Times at the Thunderer

Kerry Cassidy on why the Labour Party's virtual women's conference is of interest to everyone

Body-worn cameras on trial at Fratton

Timothy Hackworth's home gets an upgrade

 

Features

Barry Gardiner has fire and rehire in his sights

Bernard Richards opens a few 19th century novels to reflect on how the new-fangled railway was treated in Victorian literature

DO8 Finn Brennan and EC8 Terry Wilkinson on turbulent times on the Tube

Why driverless trains won't be running on the Underground any time soon

Julian Vaughan, H&S Council, on LU's muddled thinking

Marc Tanner on Piccadilly 24 stock

A tribute to the hard work of Gary Comfort and Tramlink CC Chair Richard Perry

 

Regulars

Branch lines

ASLEF's campaign for Better Driving Cabs

The Munitions Strike on the railway in Ireland in 1920