London Underground drivers vote for strike action over 'excessive barrage of noise' on the Tube 

Mail Online | 9/11/2019 | James Wood For Mailonline
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London Underground drivers have voted to take industrial action in a dispute over the 'excessive barrage of noise' on the Tube.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on the Jubilee, Central, Northern and Victoria lines backed the move by more than 95 per cent.

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The result, which is action short of a strike, comes after the RMT said some improvements have been made but described progress as slow.

General secretary Mick Cash said: 'It is appalling that RMT driver members have had to resort to a ballot in order to force London Underground to take the issue of excessive track noise seriously.

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'This is an issue that impacts not only on our members but on the travelling public as well and the union is absolutely determined to ensure that the company don't drag their feet for a moment longer.

'We welcome the fact that union pressure has secured some progress but it has been too slow and our executive will be monitoring the situation and considering whatever further action...
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