Network Rail threatens court case over alledged ballot defects
Wednesday 20th May 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TALKS aimed at averting a paralysing strike by thousands of Network Rail workers over the coming bank holiday are to be held at Acas, it was confirmed yesterday.
The strike was called after the rail and maritime workers’ union RMT said it has rejected the latest Network Rail (NR)...
Saturday 16th May 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
60% turnout even beat planned anti-strike law
Wednesday 13th May 2015
by Lamiat Sabin
MORE travel misery is expected on today’s bank holiday due to overrunning Network Rail engineering works.
Trains were delayed up to an hour yesterday between London’s King’s Cross station and Stevenage.Suspension and delays are likely...
Monday 4th May 2015
16,000 RMT members at Network Rail being balloted over strike action
Friday 1st May 2015
RAIL maintenance firm Network Rail was accused of ignoring safety warnings and risking a derailment after a rusted signal toppled over yesterday.
Transport union RMT said that — by sheer luck — the signal fell away from the track, not on to it.
The incident happened...
Thursday 9th Apr 2015
RAIL union RMT pinned the blame yesterday for the chaos at London Bridge on a “catalogue of faults” with contractors working on the station’s £500 million redevelopment.
Passengers at the hub have been subject to dangerous overcrowding, delays and cancellations...
Friday 20th Mar 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
A national strike by thousands of rail maintenance workers came a step closer yesterday when union leaders urged rejection of a four-year pay proposal starting with a year’s pay freeze.
The Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has been negotiating with Network Rail, the...
Thursday 5th Mar 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Friday 27th Feb 2015
Saturday 24th Jan 2015