Frankie Cottrell calls on company to negotiate with unions so his parents can get home on time
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
We must take back our railways from the greedy hands of the privileged few and return them to their rightful owners, argues KEN LIVINGSTONE
Saturday 7th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
COMMUTERS will get the chance to grill Southern rail bosses in a televised debate this weekend.
BBC South East is hosting a Question Time-style programme with a panel of politicians and a representative from Southern along with rail union RMT.
It will be recorded in East...
A TRANSPORT safety regulator is glossing over implications of driver-only operated (DOO) trains by proposing that companies such as Southern Rail should use them, rail union RMT said yesterday.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) released a report on Thursday which claimed that giving...
Friday 6th Jan 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
CUADRILLA starting construction of fracking wells in Lancashire is a dark day for our future.
The fracking fiasco is rotten the whole way through. The immediate issue of the government overturning the county council’s decision and rejecting the wishes of residents is utterly...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Aslef members on Southern cut walkout to three days
Thursday 5th Jan 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
When it comes to the Southern Rail industrial dispute, where should our allegiance as workers and commuters be, asks TOM MUNDAY. With trade union safety concerns or the penny-pinching management?
Tuesday 3rd Jan 2017
Southern Rail revealed as one of the worst culprits of transport rip-off
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
STUBBORN Southern bosses’ refusal to abandon unsafe plans to shake up train guards’ roles means strikes on the service will continue into the new year, union RMT announced yesterday.
Workers will walk out for three days on New Year’s Eve after “rock solid”...
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
THE government was accused yesterday of ignoring damning new evidence which exposes the extent of Govia Thameslink Railway’s (GTR) failure.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan blasted the train operator after figures revealed that only 62 per cent of its trains arrived on time in the last...
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain