He continued: "Any threat to staff and passenger safety and we will of course take the appropriate action. The situation on Friday could prove the acid test in dealing with the Olympics"
London Loves Business reports that Crow announced that staff should cite health and safety regulations if too many people board the trains and that drivers should refuse to drive.
However London Underground operations director Nigel Holness, said: “London Underground has
an excellent safety record and is one of the safest metros in the world,
and has well-practised congestion management procedures to deal with
large numbers of customers.
“Should this strike go ahead, we will
have additional staff in place at key locations on Friday to provide
help and information to enable customers to complete their journeys. All of our staff are well trained
and fully understand our congestion management plans, and we will be
ready to use those procedures if necessary to ensure that we can
continue to keep London moving.”