The action taken on Wednesday by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, is over the proposed changes to be made in the jobs, pay and other conditions prevailing.
However the High Court on the same has dismissed the plea in the last-moment bid made by the maintenance firm Tube Lines to condemn the strikes in the Northern, Piccadilly and Jubilee lines.
But according to the Transport for London, the services are and shall be operating as normal and my not hinder the work flow. Further the spokesperson from Transport for London expressed that RMT action might not have any significant impact and they intends to deliver the full service throughout the strike duration. Keeping in view the strike all the safety and emergency duties is fixed.
Although the strike proceeded ahead since the RMT turned down the new three-year pay deal on this Tuesday. The firm also had offered a 3.7% pay hike in the first year, way back in April 2010, and another by 0.5% which is still pending on the productivity changes acceptance.
Also the agreement during the next two years might have been in accordance with the retail price index which is plus 0.5%, along with the 0.5% guaranteed, if the RPI dwindles below 0%.
Acting chief executive of Tube Lines, Andrew Cleaves, voiced that he was feeling pretty confused on the rejection part, when Aslef, TSSA and Unite had given their solid indications and the green signal towards the acceptance of the same pay deal.