TRANSPORT union RMT vowed yesterday to fight “all the way” against cuts to renewals work for Network Rail which they claim will threaten jobs and passenger safety.
The battle cry came in response to a consultation document given to the union by contractors Carillion, which...
Friday 26th May 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Soames took two FREE trips while constituents faced strikes
Wednesday 17th May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
ON-BOARD staff at Southern Rail will walk out again later this month as the company’s row over staffing rumbles on.
Workers from Merseyside and Northern (Arriva Rail North) will also join Southern staff in the 24-hour strike on Tuesday May 30.
Southern Rail has deskilled...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier
ARRIVA Rail North workers will hold a 24-hour strike tomorrow after bosses rejected RMT proposals to keep safety-critical guards on trains, the union announced yesterday.
RMT had suggested that Department for Transport officials be invited to...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
by Mick Cash
Monday 24th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Seafarers aim to throw ships of shame bosses overboard
Saturday 22nd Apr 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
LONDON Tube staff voted for strike action yesterday in support of a worker who was sacked for confronting a fare dodger who punched a pregnant colleague.
London Bridge and Waterloo station staff have both backed action following the incident in November, the RMT union said.
Wednesday 19th Apr 2017
VIRGIN trains staff will stage a two-day strike over threats to guards, station staff and travel centre jobs, rail union RMT announced yesterday.
The 48-hour walkout on East Coast trains will take place on April 28 and 29.
RMT said it has been seeking an “explicit...
Friday 14th Apr 2017
A FRESH strike on Arriva Rail North was announced by rail union RMT yesterday to fight plans for driver-only trains.
The 24-hour strike will take place on Friday April 28, the same day RMT members start a 48-hour walkout on Virgin East Coast.
RMT said the latest strike on...
RAIL union RMT warned of a “fresh tidal wave of anger” yesterday over the decision by failing train operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) to award its chief executive a “telephone-number” salary.
The firm runs Southern Rail, where an ongoing dispute with...
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017