Labour leader makes pitch for transport
Monday 26th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RAIL union RMT called on train operators yesterday to ditch plans to get rid of guards in the light of the general election result.
RMT said that public support for Labour’s manifesto, including renationalisation of the rail industry, showed there was “no national...
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
RAIL union RMT and transport bosses will meet today for another round of talks aimed at resolving a year-long dispute over safe staffing levels on driver-only trains on the Southern network.
RMT union officials will meet with company bosses to break the stalemate.
Monday 15th May 2017
Aslef members vote to continue long-running dispute with shambolic franchise
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Labour hits out at redacted franchise agreement imposing targets on Northern
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
DISABLED passengers will be hit the hardest by the removal of guards from Britain’s railways, Labour said yesterday.
Shadow transport minister Pat Glass accused ministers of breaking disability discrimination laws by encouraging rail firms to take guards off trains.
Friday 24th Feb 2017
‘Foolproof’ system fails, injuring woman who got her hand stuck in door
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Aslef members on Southern cut walkout to three days
Thursday 5th Jan 2017
Standards body says removing guards risks safety of disabled
Friday 21st Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
SCOTLAND’S rail workers are to launch strike action to resist privateer plans to sack train conductors.
ScotRail franchise operator Abellio, part of the Dutch state railways, is pressing ahead with plans to introduce driver-only operations (DOO), and has attempted to undermine...
Wednesday 15th Jun 2016