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LTC sign deal for ZEC infrastructure

First major roll-out of on-street fast charge points in London following an agreement with Source London and the London Taxi Company   •                     Bluepointlondon, the operator of Source London, and the London Taxi Company (LTC) announce an agreement to accelerate the development of London’s EV infrastructure for commercial vehicle drivers •                     This is London’s first […]

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CoL snub trade over Bank Junction!

  At a meeting in March with the City of London we were given assurances that if there were any major road works taking place whilst the Bank Junction trial was in place, vehicles would be permitted through the junction. It has now come to light that there were “planned” works at London Wall East Bound. This means London […]

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GETT POLICY

*Gett Policy* RMT London Taxi Branch fully rejects the pernicious predatory pricing model launched by Gett. RMT interpret fixed prices such as £40.00 from Kensington to Terminal 5 and £8.00 from Fulham to Hyde Park as nothing more than a cynical structure that serves to accelerate a race to the bottom! RMT were instrumental in […]

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Tariff Changes 2017

Transport for London has agreed changes to our metered tariff which will come into effect on 3rd June 2017. Tariff 1 is to increase by 3.7% and Tariff 2 is to increase by 3.9%. There is to be no change to Tariff 3 or to what is now commonly known as Tariff 4. Tariff 4 […]

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Hospital Discount Scheme Launched

The Mayfair Mob has recently initiated a soft launch to enable NHS staff, patients, their families and friends to take advantage of a discount scheme for Taxi rides departing from Hospital Taxi Ranks. The discount of 10% will be offered by drivers who wish to participate in the scheme and who display the 10HS board […]

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EDM 587 – Contact your MP NOW!

RMT is continuing its assault on both Transport for London and Department for Transport. The union has remained laser focused on the key threat to the licensed taxi trade; The right to ply for hire A new mayor of London has renewed political hope in achieving the unions agenda as Sadiq Khan pledged to lobby government for additional powers […]

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Credit/Debit Card Mandation

The RMT London Taxi Drivers Branch supports Transport for London in enabling passengers the facility of paying their fare by either debit or credit card across London’s taxi fleet. The mandation has a number of advantages for both passengers and drivers alike;  added security surrounding carrying larger quantities of cash and where journeys end outside […]

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