Potentially driverless tube trains unveiled as union suspends strike

Potentially driverless tube trains unveiled as union suspends strike
Boris Johnson says air-cooled trains will have drivers until the early 2020s as the RMT union halts plans for a 48-hour walkout

The design for potentially driverless tube trains for Londons deeper lines has been unveiled but drivers will be aboard for at least a decade, Boris Johnson has conceded.

The trains have been a source of contention with unions, after the mayor pledged to tackle strikes in London by removing drivers.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/oct/09/driverless-tube-trains-unveiled-union-suspends-strike