Tories announce rail franchise shortlist of only foreign state firms as the public says yet again: ‘Bring back British Rail!’
Friday 8th Apr 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Business Minister belatedly flies back from hols
Saturday 2nd Apr 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
Unions demand action after damning report
Tuesday 29th Mar 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
RAIL firms that hold on to compensation for late trains should be obliged to advertise it to passengers, the government regulator said yesterday.
Profiteers are automatically compensated by infrastructure firm Network Rail when it takes the blame for setbacks — but 80 per cent of...
Saturday 19th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CHUKA UMUNNA joined rail workers on the picket line yesterday to step up the fight against ticket office closures.
The south London Labour MP met rail union TSSA’s general secretary Manuel Cortes and other members in a protest outside Govia Thameslink’s headquarters.
Tuesday 15th Mar 2016
by Our News Desk
ENGINEERS serving the East Coast Main Line have voted overwhelmingly for strikes in a bitter dispute over back pay that has left one being owed £60,000, their union announced yesterday.
The 80 maintenance and safety staff employed by Network Rail...
Monday 29th Feb 2016
BOSSES are “burying bad news” about passenger satisfaction on the railways, union leaders said yesterday.
A report from watchdog Transport Focus showed a two-point year-on-year increase in overall satisfaction to 83 per cent in autumn 2015.
But 15 out of 26...
Monday 1st Feb 2016
That’s what we’re paying for a privatised nightmare – mostly run by the corporate arms of other countries’ state train services
Monday 4th Jan 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
ALL-NIGHT running on the London Underground will not begin until Mayor Boris Johnson “rewards and respects” hard-working staff, unions said yesterday as negotiations over the service resumed.
The Night Tube’s planned September launch was called off after the...
Wednesday 11th Nov 2015