Bus Strike Talks Resume

Transport bosses will be getting round the table with union leaders today, to try and prevent more bus strikes. Drivers are planning two 24-hour walkouts in a row over Olympic bonuses.

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TfL offers to share 2012 bus revenue with bus staff

Transport for London's head of Surface Transport, Leon Daniels wrote to the boss of one of London’s leading bus operating companies, John Trayner offering to share extra bus fare revenue generated during the Olympics with bus operators on the condition that they then pass it on to workers.

The TfL offer would see any additional bus fare revenue split 50:50 with bus operating companies, on the condition that it is passed on to bus staff, following the Games. TfL offered to have the amount of additional bus fare revenue generated during the Games independently verified.

The TfL offer comes on top of an offer from the bus operators to supplement the £8.3m from the Olympic Delivery Authority brokered by the Mayor with funds of their own.

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Olympic bonus to bus workers increased to £700

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Olympic bonus offer to bus workers increased from £8.3m to £14m. @londontonight

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Deal would give all bus workers £583 or £700 if payments limited to drivers on affected routes. @londontonight

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Additional money has come from the bus companies to top-up the £8.3m from the ODA, @londontonight

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