If we on the left don’t take a united front position against Tory Brexit, it’ll help sink our people, says MANUEL CORTES
Saturday 9th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A RAILWAY facing business failure for the third time since privatisation should be immediately brought back into public ownership, rail union RMT said yesterday.
Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC) majority owner Stagecoach announced that its pre-tax profit had fallen to £17.9...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TSSA delegates vowed to help finish off Theresa May’s government by continuing to build on the successes of the recent election campaign that brought Labour to “the brink of power.”
Delegates at the TSSA conference heard of the union’s role in helping develop...
Tuesday 27th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
The Tories are a zombie government deluded with notions of a bygone, imperial age. It falls to Labour to show the young that another Britain is possible, says MANUEL CORTES
Monday 26th Jun 2017
by Steve Sweeney in Liverpool
CALLS for a “so-called progressive alliance” which includes the Liberal Democrats and Scottish Nationalists were scotched by transport workers yesterday.
TSSA general secretary Manuel Cortes told delegates at the union’s...
TRANSPORT workers vowed yesterday to defy the Tories with strikes and occupations to smash undemocratic anti-trade union laws.
Last year’s Trade Union Act year represents one of the most serious attacks on the trade union movement...
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
South West franchise handed to Hong Kong-run MTR
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
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
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
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain