The introduction of MEL (Manual Electronic Logging) into some of the Met and District Line signal cabins is reportedly imminent. So we might be forgiven for wondering why the MEL team (extra staff seconded to work at Harrow-on-the-Hill cabin to assist with MEL), which had been kicking its heels since May, has just been disbanded. Good question.
And how is the introduction of MEL going to be supported at Harrow, given what a busy cabin it is and given that the introduction of MEL will mean extra workload?
MEL is a good idea in theory, but its introduction so far has been a typical London Underground shambles.