CCTV appeal after London Overground passenger was attacked for asking men to stop vaping

Just before midnight on July 10, a group of young men were vaping on the northern service when they were challenged by a member of the public. Two of the men then punched the passenger, before a second group of young men boarded the train and a fight broke out between the groups. The service … Read more

Formal talks between Aslef and train companies next week

R Air industry bosses and union group Aslef are expected to hold formal talks next week over a strike that paralyzed large parts of the UK network on Saturday. Steve Montgomery, chairman of the Rail Delivery Group, and Aslef general secretary Mick Whelan confirmed that talks would continue after the 24-hour action. Picket lines were … Read more

London Overground and Tube workers announce new strike action on same day

On Tuesday, the RMT said union action will affect the majority of the capital’s train services when workers have to leave before 24 hours on Aug. 19. Underground workers are embroiled in a dispute over pensions and jobs with TfL, while unionists from Overground, employed by Arriva Rail London, are going on strike for pay. … Read more

London Overground to close later this month due to new strikes

Will Noble London Overground to close later this month due to new strikes The London Overground network will be shut down completely on July 30. Image: TfL More strikes will affect London’s transport network in July. On Wednesday 27 July, the RMT union strikes over the national rail network; followed by industrial action by members … Read more

London Overground driver charged with endangering passengers in Enfield Town derailment

Erkan Mehmet, 40, was at the helm of the morning service from Liverpool Street Station to Enfield Town, which derailed on October 12 last year. Following investigation, the train driver has now been charged with endangering the safety of passengers on the train and allegedly being incapacitated by alcohol or drugs. Mehmet appeared in Highbury … Read more