Tuesday 13th Jan 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Cuts in council funding for bus services are creating a “crisis” leaving people stranded and unable to travel particularly in rural areas, campaigners warned yesterday.
The Campaign for Better Transport (CBT) revealed responses to Freedom of Information requests on...
Monday 12th Jan 2015
Wednesday 7th Jan 2015
Monday 5th Jan 2015
Network Rail (NR) chief executive Mark Carne has finally, after three days of ducking and diving, accepted that he should not accept a performance-related annual pay bonus.
The penny has dropped that “we have disappointed too many passengers particularly at King’s Cross and...
Wednesday 31st Dec 2014
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Network Rail boss Mark Carne is likely to rake in tens of thousands of pounds in his annual performance-related bonus despite the Christmas misery passengers endured this year.
Mr Carne is entitled to a whopping extra 20 per cent of his £675,000 salary if Network Rail performs...
Tuesday 30th Dec 2014
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
RAIL workers accused ministers of “betrayal” yesterday after Tory Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin tried to wriggle free of pledges to improve south-west England’s ability to cope with extreme weather.
Union RMT launched an “all-out...
Friday 19th Dec 2014
posted by Richard Bagley in Britain
Wednesday 17th Dec 2014
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
CHAMPIONS of privatisation always insist that its beauty lies in private companies bearing the risk of investment in public services and so sparing the need for government borrowing.
This has self-evidently not been...