BRITISH Transport Police staff will be “hopping mad” at the SNP after the party claimed it was committed to maintaining jobs north of the border, a trade union leader stormed yesterday.
SNP’s Westminster leader Angus Robertson told Thursday night’s BBC debate...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DELEGATES to the TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference called on commuters yesterday to rally behind the party which will renationalise the railways and keep safety-critical train guards.
TSSA delegate Ray Spiteri made the call as conference debated a motion opposing...
Saturday 20th May 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
South West franchise handed to Hong Kong-run MTR
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
Part-time staff demand rights for new job opportunities
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THE newest foreign owner of Britain’s privatised railway said yesterday that it plans to “leverage” its relationship with the Department for Transport (DfT) in order to expand further.
Italian state railway Trenitalia announced yesterday that it had completed its...
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
TOMORROW’S strikes to defend jobs on the London Underground have been suspended after Tube bosses rolled back their cuts programme.
Members of Tube union RMT had been due to walk out for 16 hours from 6pm tomorrow and again for 15 hours from 10am on Tuesday.
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
STRIKES will continue on London Underground after bosses put forward proposals to create only 325 new jobs to replace 838 staff sacked through ticket-office closures and cuts in station staff.
The Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) said yesterday that its members will strike for...
Tuesday 31st Jan 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TALKS to avert further London Tube strikes were adjourned without agreement yesterday.
The RMT and TSSA unions had been in discussion with London Underground bosses at conciliation service Acas in a bid to resolve the dispute over jobs and ticket-office closures.
Workers held a...
Tuesday 17th Jan 2017
TUBE workers are set to ramp up their industrial action over job cuts and ticket office closures, RMT revealed yesterday.
The transport union says the dispute will be escalated from February 6 unless a settlement is reached.
More talks are planned on Monday, through...
Friday 13th Jan 2017
ITALY became the latest European country to get a slice of the British railway pie yesterday when National Express announced it had sold its C2C franchise to state-owned Trenitalia for £70 million.
The sale of the London to Essex franchise sees Italy join Germany, Holland and...
Thursday 12th Jan 2017