PICKETS were in action at northern railway stations yesterday as rail workers walked out for 24 hours over the unfair sacking of a union member.
The dispute involves members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) working for Trans-Pennine Express.
The union member was...
Monday 8th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RAIL campaigners were in action across northern England yesterday warning thousands of commuters of a looming franchise disaster.
Privateers are bidding for two key networks — Northern Rail and Trans-Pennine Express.
The franchises — drawn up after the government...
Saturday 14th Feb 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Rail campaigners will target stations in northern England on Friday as RMT ramps up its anti-cuts campaign.
Franchises for Northern Rail and Trans-Pennine Express services are up for grabs and the rail union warns privateers are planning higher fares, reduced services, ticket-office...
Tuesday 10th Feb 2015
Friday 12th Dec 2014
Thursday 14th Aug 2014
Wednesday 13th Aug 2014
Transport union RMT says franchise deals will lead to new Beeching Axe of the north
Tuesday 12th Aug 2014