RMT members stand up for a safe and accessible railway
Monday 2nd Oct 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RMT opens new front in the fight against unsafe transport
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
RAIL WORKERS at three train operators were “solidly supporting” strike action yesterday over the imposition of driver-only services.
The privateers who run Southern, Merseyrail and Northern trains are attempting to abolish the safety-critical guard’s role to increase...
Tuesday 5th Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
BRITAIN’S largest rail union reiterated its call for cross-party talks to end the Southern rail dispute yesterday, ahead of fresh strikes tomorrow.
In a letter to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, RMT general secretary Mick Cash said he was “hearing reports that a deal...
Thursday 31st Aug 2017
Franchises put up tickets by 3.6%, trains packed like sardines
Wednesday 16th Aug 2017
RAIL WORKERS are considering further action over the extension of driver-only operated trains following the collapse of talks with Abellio Greater Anglia bosses yesterday.
Members of the RMT union are to be balloted for walkouts and action short of a strike after bosses refused to give...
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
PASSENGERS are feeling less secure on trains, new figures have shown, as private operators press ahead with plans to expand driver-only operation.
Transport Focus’s spring survey showed just 75 per cent of passengers were satisfied with their personal security on trains —...
Wednesday 26th Jul 2017
RAIL unions blamed the government yesterday for blocking a settlement of the long-running Southern dispute as a weekend of fresh strikes was announced across three networks.RMT members will begin a three-day strike on Arriva Rail North today, while Merseyrail is set for industrial...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
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
Passengers thrown under wheels of ideology, says Cash
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017